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FIRST IN NEWS,
A Paper Devoted to the Upbuilding
of the Sandh??f "tory of North Carolina
VOL. 21—NO. 10
Southern Pines and Aberdeen. North Carolina. Friday, February 2, 1910
MOORE ALUMNI OF
UNC TO BANQUET
AT THE CAROLINA
Sixth Annual Steeplechase Races to Be Held Here Saturday, March 16
Interesting Program Including
Faculty Quiz and Football ;
Pictures Being Planned
TO BE HELD FEB. 16th
Plans are getting well under way
lor the Moore County Alumni of the
University of North Carolina dinner to
be held at the Carolina Hotel on Fri.
day evening^ February 16th. J. TaL
bot Johnson, chairman of the alumni
committee, has plans under way for
a most interesting program. j
Myron Sandors, secretary of the
alumni association, has announced
that he is bringing Dean House and
several members of the faculty along.
It is his plan to line them up along
the wall and put them through a
■quiz. This feature of the program, i
which has not yet been fully com.
pleted, promises to be most inter
esting In addition, Coach Wolf, who ‘
piloted one of the most successful^
football tenms this season, ia expec. |
ted to be on hand to show a picture j
of the Tulane and the Pennsylvania'
games. These were two of the out.
standing games played by the Uni-|
versity of North Carolina duriiig thc|
An orchestra is expected to be on,
hand to render a musical program '
during the dinner. The turnout will
probably exceed the one hundred and
fifty present last year. |
HOMER H. JOHNSON STREET SHOW TO
DISCUSSES CAUSES! FEATURE SCOUTS’
OF PRESENT WARS
Desire for Commercial Expan
sion Chief Cause, Cleveland
' Attorney Tells Kiwanis
MEET AT HIGHLAND PINES
Homer H. Johnson, Cleveland at
torney. addressing the Sandhills Ki-
wanis Club at its meeting Wednes
day at the Highland Pines Inn, said
the chief cause of the European war
was a desire on the part of their
rulers to expand their commerce
with other nations. He pointed out ^
trade barricre are the fundamental I
Moore County Troops Will Meet
In Southern Pines for Final
Event of Celebration
“SCOUT SUNDAY”, FEB. 14th
Culminating with a street show in
Southern F*ines on Saturday, Febru
ary 17th, Scout Anniversary Week
will be celebrated by the Moore
county District Boy Scouts of Amer.
ica with a program or outetanding
The celebration will i;et under
way on Friday evening, February
9th, when a Court of Awards for the
cause of the war, and until son^e | district will be held in the Aberueen
plan can be worked out to adjust i grammar school'auditorium at 7:30
these difficulties there can be no ^ o’clock. Scoutmasters and their as.
economic basis for peacr I ‘istants will discuss Hst minute de-
He referred to Germany a.5 want. anniversary celebration
The National Steepiecha.se and Iliint.s Asso oat'on ia.st week awarded the date of Saturday,
March 16th to the Sandhills Steeplecha.se and Piii-inj? A.s.sociation for it.s sixth annual meeting
on the Barber Estate course on the Midland Ro ad.
FOR COUNTY HELD
Says Pinehurst Forum
Southern Pines and Pinehurst
Scions to Participate in NV)vel
' Program Tebruary 8th
Dance In Carthage Gymnasium
Attracts Young People From
BENEFIT PARALYSIS FUND
On Thursday evening, February’ 8, i
the Pinehurst Forum will present j
their first "Information, Please" pro-j
gram. With Mr. Homer H. Johnson
as the officiating Master of Ceremo.j
niea, the success of thu evening is, j
to a considerable extent, assured.'
Although the local solons have not|
as yet been named, tcveial well.'
known residents of South*'rn Pine.i,
and Pinehurst are expected to par-!
ticipate in the roles made fajnouaj
by F. P. Adams, Oscar Levant and;
John Kieran. i
Qiiestion.s are solicited both from'
members and from the public at
large. One dollar will be paid to each,
per.son who.se question is used and
found to be unanswerable by either j
the sages or the audience. j
Que.stions may be submitted toj
the Forum secretmy, Mi.sa Mildred
Ma.son, Holly Inn, Pinehurst, either
on or before 6‘ p. m. on Tue.^day,
All questions must be accompanied
by the correct answers and source
together with ti.e name of the per.
son submitting the question.
As the meeting will be an open
one, people sending in questions,
whether members or not, are urged
to come over and find out whether
or not they h.ave .succe.ssfully stunn.
ed the audience.
A committee has been selected to
choose both the aolons and to ;»clect
the most appropriate que.stions. Pref
erence^ will be shown to questions of
particular local interest. This com-
(Pltnse turn to page five) •
rrN'EK.VI. FOK .MKS. Fltl.SIUCK
MeKINLF.Y HKI.D SI NDAY
’ A private funeral service conduct,
ed by the Rev. F. Craighill Brown
of E;manuel Episcopal church was
held In her late home on Ridge
street. Southern Pines, at 2:00 o’clock
Tue.sday afternoon, for Mrs. Kate
Frisbee McKinley who died Sunday
morning. Interment at Mt. Hope
Mrs. McKinley, the widow of
William B. McKinley and a woman
of marked executive ability, was
born at Folio, 111., the daughter of
John Frisbee and Phroclne Whiteside
Frisbee, and had ben a seas jtia! res
ident of Southern Pines for the past
Moore county’s annual President's
Birthday Ball for raising funds to
combat infantile paralysis was held
Wednesday evening from 10:00 to
2:00 in the Carthage high school
Socially, the affair was a distinct
success?, but due to the extremely
cold weather and the prevalence of
colds and influenza, the attendance
was only about hull as laroC as the
The popular Wake Forest orches.
tra of Bill Vamiendries played for
the (i.ancing, which wis enjoyed by
young people from Carthage, San
ford, A.shcboro, Southern ^ Pines,
Pinehurst. West End and other com-
The dance was a cotiipanion fea
ture of the ‘‘Ma.'ch of Dimes”. One.
half of the proceeds will be sent to
the National Foundation and the
remainder will be kept in the county
for local work.
The purpose of the campaign is
to organize the nation for a sue.
cessful fight against infantile paraly-
I. N. Clegg, Jr., of Carthage is
county chairman, and Cailos l<'rye
of Carthage was chairman of thp
arrangement committee for the
Jesse W. Page, Jr., 'Formerly of
SandhUls> Given National Honor
Receives Hijirh Honor
II. .\. I-F.WIS WIIX HF.r.ISTKU
I NEMI*I.OYV;n NVITIIOI T < ()ST
ing a place in the sun, which means
trade expansion on ■ an equal basis
with Great Britain. He cited the in.
vasion of Italy into Ethiopia^ Ger.
many Into Poiand^ and Japan into
I China as examples of nations hop. i
I ing to increase then natural re-1
sources so as to be less dependent on
He pointed out there was not ih.j
desire in this w-ar for profits as there
was in the World War and that it is
. j the opinion in most nations today
harlottean Elected President ‘hat war is destroying profits rath-
of Nation:il Air Condition
er than increasing them. He referr- ]
at this meeting.
Sunday, February 11th has been
designated as "Scout Sunday” and
each Scout is to attend his own
church wearing his unifom. WTiere
po.s.sible. the troop chaplain should
arrange a .special scout .service for
the entire troop.
The Street Show to be held at the
playground next to the Scout Hut,
will begin at 11:00 o'clock Saturd-
day Incoming Feb. 17th. Troops will
come to this affair after having stu.
died the program and prepared
them.selves to compete with the other
ed to the Versailles Treaty as part,
ly the cause of the present difficul.
troops in the county and other near.
N’AT'VE OF MOORE COUNTY Europe.
he said the United
Jens? W. I'age, Jr., a native of: States should keep a watchful eye
Moore County now residing in Char-! on tlie situation abroad and be on
otte, wa.s recently elected president' the alert in recommending a get.to-;
of the National Air Conditioning As.! gether if such time should arise |
.ociation at the .annual meeting he>d | when the problems might be broughtnny~other
! by counties for high honors. They
will bring and set up their tents
and other equipment to furnish a real
Scouting b'ickground for the event.
Prizes will be aw'arded for the best
Tin can cooking will be a fea_
ture of the day’s program and Scouts
to a .succe.ssful conclusion.
Hoi se Show Entries
Indicate Fine Event
Enlrie« Are Exncclofl fo Reach
lOfl Mark. I’fans For
Kntries for the spring hor.s<> show
to bo held February 22 and 23 at
the Southern Pines Country Club
horse show grounds arc coming in in
gratifying numbers and indication?
are that approximately 100 horses
will compete, according to informa
tion given out by Howard F. Burns,
No effort is being spared to make
this one of the outsta»idlng events of
the kind for this section of the mid.
south. Mi.ss Nancy Johnson, daught.
For the benefit of tho.se looking
for situations, H. A. Lewis announces
that he will register all applicants
for positions without charge to ero-
plover or employe. Tho.se interested,^*' George W. John.son of
may call at his office with references New York, is in charge of the pro-
and health certificates. ] .'I*’'!'"-
New jumps have recently been
HOSl*IT.\L .M'XIIJ.VllY TO MEF'T erected on the outside courses, the
ring has been enlarged, and every.
The regular monthly meeting of thing will be in .ship.sh<?pe for the
the Moore County Hospital Auxiliary, event which is expected to be one
will be held in the nurses’ classroom, t'f the high lights of the season. Tne
at the hospital next Wednesday i ••'how is to be strictly non-commer.
Mr. Page attended the convention
TS representative of the North Car.
olina Association, of which he is
president. Other officers of the State
branch are Van Sick of Charlotte,
vice-president, and S. A. Sigler of
Greensboro, secretary and treasurer.
Mr. Page, who is vice-president of
the Page.Willianuson company of
C'hai'lotte, said that the Chicago con
vention was a most successful one.
“All of the distributors, dealers
and contractors at the convention
V I re most optimistic .nnd hopeful of
'ontiniied busine.‘<s gains in 1910.”
Mr. Page said. "Optimism was par.
lidilarly noticeable in the refrigera.
Mr. Pago is the son of Mr. and
Jesse W. Page of F^agle Springs,
iind a brother of Chan Page of Sou
thern Pines. P’or ,«eveiul years he
was head of the Franklin Sales Co.,
I by all of the Troop.s under the lea.
i dership of their respective scout-
' I manner will be disqualified for this
I event. All equipment except wood
Former Local Girl i for the fires should be brought.
To Exhibit Paintings; The street show win open with
\'he raising of the colors at 11:30 a.
Mrs. H. M. Di^y. ,lr., to »o be conducted
Private Showing of Pictures
Feb. 4 in I.,ewiston, Me. ^
I masters. Bon Bradin, .scoutma.ster of
Mr.s. Henry M. Dingky, Jr., the i Troop 4 of Southern Pine.s, will be
former Miss Lucille Mudgett of' in charge of the opening and closing
Southem Pines, will give a private ■ c^reimonies.
Fhowing of twenty-four of her paint. | In the afternoon, there will be a
ings i nthe well-known art center,! Please turn to imgo four
Lewiston, Me., on Sunday, February!
Foiowing this, the exhibit will be gunrisc F^aster Scrvice
A„- For Couiity Proposed
t„„n. Mo., ha, .ma»r f horU8. lo
art teachers m Oquinquit, Me., and
Palm Beach, Florida. She was for
merly a pupil of the Italian artist,
Residents of this section have a
which did ,i flouri.shing business in interest in the success of this
At.ercK'en during the pre-dopression ^ daughter of
Be Directed by Mr. Picquet.
Rehearsal February fith
It has been proposed that the
Churches and civic organizations of
Moore county unite in an open air
Sunri.se Raster Service Sunday morn.
Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Mudgett, of jng, March 24th.
CUK’ fMB \NXOl\'(’K.S
The movement hjis been endorsed
by clergymen, Chambers of Com
merce and civic societies and it is
TWO INTEUKSTI.Nli F.A KNTS >|ORE ClVlI. ('OFKT
I TO CONVENE FEB. 12 ^ hoped that all citizens of the com
.'^fruthers Buit will bo the speak. |
munity will join in the first of
rr at the Civic Chib meeting this af-^ xhe February term of ^Superior i what is planned for an annual ser-
tornoon, Friday, at 3:00 o'olcrk and j court for the trial of civil cases is; vice.
the public is invited to attend. Mrs. .scheduled to c^mvene In Carthage on j All singers in the county who are
Frances Rohin.son and Mis? Klean. j Monday, Fob. 12, with Judge Clement ^ interested in-the movement are in-
moming, February 7yi, at 10:30
cial, open to akn^teur riders.
Important financial matters arej JE.ANNE B.^TCHEIX)R ELECTED
to be discussed and a
dance is requested.
STORY JHOUB AT LIBRARY
There will be a story hour at the
Southern Pines Library, at 5 p. m.
on Monday, February 5. All boys
and girls from six to twelve years
of age are urged to cotne.
TO PK.\qE STUDENT COUNCIL
Miss Jeanne Batchelor, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Batchelor of
Aberdeen, has been elected to rep
resent the Junior class In the Stu
dent Council at Peace Junior Col
lege, Raleigh. Miss Batchelor won
the Masonic citizenship medal last
year in the Aberdeen high school.
or Valentine will be hostesses. | presiding
■\ style show with lovely outfits The following have boon drawn for
worn by .society models will be stag.' jury ,ser\’ice:
cd on Fridav of next week, with
vited to join in a chorus which it
is hopoj will consist of at least one
hundred voices, uhder the direction
Mrs. Hayes', Patch's. Tot'." Toggery
and franjean's cooperating.
A luncheon at 1:30 at the Civic
Club will precede the style show.
lor L. F. Comer. D. C. Hamer, J.
W. Harrington, Barrett Harris, W.
R. Tiiiiigford, Y. W. Lee, J. L. Ma-
I'lVEBLUFF CLIB >MLL i 'Roy Marion, D. K. McDonald, J.
HOLD DIN.VEK MliETINCJ | H. McLauchlin. Howard McNeill, J.
F. Patterson. O. K. Patterson, J. W.
C. L. Austin, Arthur Barber, Dun-1 of Charles W' .Picquet, for the rendi.
can Boggs, K. S. Burnett, Claud But. | tion of appropriate music for i.he oc_
The Pinebluff Home Demonstra
tion CTub will hold its monthly meet
ing on Thursday, February 8, at one
o'clock at the Club house with a
covered-dish dinner. Everyone is In
vited to come and bring the family.
Poe, G. H. Putvis, H. C. Purvis, H.
C. Russell, J. Carl Williams and K.
.^rrEND STATE MEETING
Philip Weaver, superintendent of
the Sout.iem Pines Schools, and Dr.
G. G. Herr, chairman of the local
school board, attended a meeting of
the executive comnjlttee of the State
School Board Association at Chapel
E. A. HARLEY HOUSE ON MASS.
.\>'ENUE UK\SED FOR SEASON
The rental of the E. A. Harley
house on Massachusetts Avenue to
Mr. and Mrs Arthur McCashion of
Westport, Conn., for the remainder
of the season has just been announ.
ced by Paul T. Barnuni. The Me.
Cashions will take possession Unm/e-
casion. The first rehearsal is called
for Tuesday night, February 6th, at
8:00 o'clock in the parlors of the
Church of Wide Fellowship at South
ern Pines, and the carrying out of
this program will depend upon the
response of the singer.s at this re.
It is requested that all singers who
have copies of “The Cross and
Crown,” and the “Hallelujah Chor
us” will bring theen with them.
Announcement has been made of
the engagement of Miss Mildred Mae
Gunter of Southern Pines, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas K. Gunter
of Lakevlew, to John Francis Jo.
seph Moore son of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph ICoore of Philadelphia, Pa.