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TWENTY PAGES SOUTHERN PINES. N. C.. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, I860 TWENTY PA0E8 ~ HUci 3 Mrs. N. S. KiiiiiiaiS Killed liv Train: mf Funeral at Baptist Church Friday DIMES' COLLECTION SET HERE SATURDAY Members of the Auxiliary of John Boyd Post. Veterans of Foreign Wars, will collect for the March of Dtmes drive in the Southern Pines busi ness section Saturday, weath er permitting. The announce ment was made by Paul But ler. chairman of the Southern Pines campaign for funds to combat polio, arthritis and birth detects. Roger Herring to < >pen Art (iallery (hi Midland Road Roger Deering of Kenncbunk port, Maine, nationaily known marine and landscape paint. *r. will open an art gailerv on Mid land Road, between Southern Pines and Pinehurst. on Monday, and will start then to take regis trations for painting classes to begin on Tuesday?one series of classes at the gallery and another series at the Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst. The Roger Deering Art Gallery ?in which the artist's work is displayed and which will be open to the public each week. Monday through Saturday -is located in the Colonel Adam, house which Mr. Deering and his wife, Mrs. Winifred Deering, have leased. The property is opposite the Tate estate. Mr and Mr*. Deering plan to (Continued on page 8) ? funeral services tor .Mrs. Nan !cy Thurman Kimball, 63, who ! was killed Tuesday when she was struck by a train here, will be held Friday at 11 a. in. at the First Baptist Church Officiating will be the Rev. Maynard Man gum, pastor, assisted by the Rev. Carl Wallace, pastor of the Church of Wide Fellowship. Buri al will be in Mt. Hope cemetery. Mrs. Kimball was a native of Lynnville, Tenn.. widow of Ney S. Kimball, who died in 1949. They had lived here many years. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs W. H. Newell of Decatur, Ga . Mrs. T. G. Mailiis of Atlan ta. Ga., and Mrs. R L. Bowman of Waco, Texas; one son, Joe R. Kimball of Southern Pines, dis trict manager for the United Tel ephone Co.; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sis ter, Mrs Lester Richardson of iCorrersville, Tenn., and ode ; brother, Rutus Thurrr an of Lyttn j ville, Tenn. The fatal accident took place | about 5:30 p. m. at the Ma-sachu j setts Ave. intersection with the tracks of the* Seaboard Air Line | Railroad. Strangely, at this busy 1 time of the late afternoon, no cars were waiting at the intersec tion and there are no known eye witnesses. Police Chief C. E. New ton, who investigated the acci jdent on the spot, with the freight I train's conductor. R. J McEwen, said later this week that he had [not been able to find anyone who had seen the accident. Mrs. Kimball, apparently walk ling from the business section to iher home at 455 S. E Broad St., [was headed east on the Mass i (Continued on page 3) SPEEDING CAR HITS TREE \ outh Dies,2 Hurt in Auto Wreck A car skidding sideways off a] rain-slick highway late Sa'urda., night hurtled against a tree and wrapped itself around it, killing one Moore County youth and in- j juring two others. It took the combined efforts of j ambulance attendants, patrolmen,1 a wrecker crew and several other helpers to untwist the car from the tree trunk and extricate the three youths pinned inside. They worked nearly an hour in cold, pouring ram, using the wrecker to loosen one end and then the other of the 1957 Chev rolet- a delicate operation be eause of the boys jammed together in a tight space inside. Dea.i on arrival at St. Joseph's hospital was Larry Monroe Britt, !fi, a senior at Farm Life High school. Suffering multiple injuries' were Joel Samuel Bibey, II, 21, and his brother J antes Carlos Bibey, 18. | The Bibey s were conscious throughout the rescue ordeal and talked with the patrolmen and others. Joel Bibey, believed to have been the driver, was bent backwards around the tree trunk, on top of the others. Patrolmen J. F. Swaim said it was the most difficu't and pro longed job of extrication he had ever seen in his years as a patrol man. In addition. Patrolmen Swaim, H A Might, Jr., and R. R Sam uels had heavy traffic problems t< deal with All worked on in vestigation of the wreck. The accident occurred on NC 22 when the car, travelling toward ; Southern Pine-, left the road on i the right side on a curve at i Knolhvood airport. Swaim said that high speed ] was undoubtedly involved, as a] 147-fnot path had been left along; 'hi shoulder, showing where the! > ar skidded, leaped and somer (Continued on page 8^ i'l i r *1 ? .Navy Kami Will I5i' Heard ilere The IT, S. Navy Band will ap , pear in Weaver Auditorium un der the sponsorship of the South ern Pines Junior Chamber of Commerce on Sunday. March 20. The program will consist of ? w.? j: concerts, a special matinee fori county and city sehi J students at : a redu< ? d price and an evening t performance open to all. Jaycee President Paul Bor oughs, Jr., project chairman, has f amed the ? ? . ommitte.-' < ' chairmen- Thomas Rugglos. Audi- j torium and Tickets: Georec Mor- ! rison. Publicity and Advertising; Dr. Joseph Curno. R< .-eption and Decorations; There -s Craven, Program; and William McAclams. Special Feet hit United States Navy Band concerts are planned to please the most discriminating audience The band is composed of approx imately 100 me.vidu'.l at lists, each of Whom could take his place with the world's symphony orchestras. The Navy Band con- j tains within itself i complete : symphony orchestra, which pre- ! sents the works of the great mas-1 ters as skillfully as any group in i the country. On the other hand, j it< ultra modern swingphorvotte" i section gives sparkling personal ity to light operas and the- latest ""hit" tunes. Commander Charles fJrendler, (Continued on Page 6) I araclcSaturday to Open hoy Seoul Week Activities Moon- County'.. Scouting units i Cubs, Scouts and Explon-rs? ! . nher in Sii thei-n Pine ' I ?: OIL' til stiil'e li !>ar i i :? e N,.i He Scout Week Vhic.i bGgtnS Sunday ? T! i parade will form at the ? Y' k Ave-, out will begin nt 10:30 a. m. ? : in onnhoiif the ? ? ?' lit. no cbun h ?erv iccs in uniform on Sunday , which !-' ' i - 'Si out Sunday " in v. eek'.-i in dun . Post-res. di and other recognition of S out ing nid its tivitii - will . ppear in -everal communities of tin ? ount y Boy Scout Week this year has .aide t ,-igi:ii'u unce, Scut offi . k ;.ii i as IFIM i.v the >,,oi. an n;v- rsary of the founding of the Boy Scout movement in the | L'ntcd States in 1911). Adult Scouters from this coun ty oxpectii'i' to nt+end the an nual Occoneechee Council dinner at Haleigh tonight (Thursday) are Joe Woodall, Moore County Dis trict Scout executive, and Mrs Woodall, Mr. and Mrs Fred Chao !**U or Southern Pine* and Dr J. D. Ives of Pincbluff, More than 1,000 boys and over i 000 adults are associated with the | Bov Soout program ir. Monro j County. SCOUT STAMPS ? Postmaster Max Rush, left, is Riving Paul L. Thomas. Jr., 11-year-old Boy Scout of Troop tffiO, Cameron, a preview of a sheet of the commemorative four-cent postage stamps, marking the 50th anniversary of Scouting in the U. S. A., which will go on sale over the nation Monday as one of the fea tures of Boy Scout Week. Paul is the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Thomas of Cameron. (Humphrey photo) NOW IN TRAINING ? Five Moore County girls who have won SVA scholarships for nurse training over the past three years and who are ! now in nursing school are pictured here. Seated, | left to right: Carolyn Williams and Cassie Gib i _ son, both of West End, first-year students; stand ing, same order, Patricia Brewer, West End, second year: Barbara Brewer, Seagrove, second year; and Georgia Mae Joyce, West End, third year student. The course lasts three years. * : Scholarship Drive Starts me sar.dMUs Veterans Associ ation this week launched its an | nual drive for funds to provide i Moore County girls with nursing scholarships, mailing out letters lover the signature of Don Tray lor of Southern Pines, president. "Generous contributions last year enabled us to send two Moore County girls to High Point School of Nursing with full three , year scholarships," the letter [states. "This brought to five the i number of girls now in training j as future nurses for our county. Seventeen SVA scholarships thus fai have been awarded deserv ing young worren of the county "Everyone in Moore benefits from these scholarships," said Traylor. "Winner, return to our [hospitals to practice. There con tinues to be a great need for qual ifiod nurses." Funds air asked to provide for additional scholarships this spring The veterans' organization is hopeful that sufficient money may be raised this year to send three more girls into nurse train ing. Traylor explained that the SVA is a non-profit organization, and that contributions are tax deduct able. Also, that every dollar do nated goes into the scholarship fund. A panel of prominent Moore C unty citizens selects the winners from graduating classes of county hieh schools. Checks, said Traylor, Should be made pay able to SVA Nurse Scholarship. The SVA is composed of a group of Moore County veterans of World War II. Their chief ac tivity is the nurse scholarship program. Harrington is Elected Moore GOP (Jtairman James Harrington of Pinehurst was elected to a two-year term as Moore County Republican chairman, succeeding Robert S. Ewtng of Southern Pines, at the j county GOP convention in the I courthouse at Carthage Saturday, Mrs. Katherine McColl of Sou thern Pines was elected vice chairman. As of June 1, Arnold Garner of Robbins will be secre tary and treasurer. Elected to the executive com mittee, in addition to the officers, were Mrs, Aithur Gaines of Cam eron, Mrs. George II Leonard, Jr., of Southern Pines and Arthur B. Atkins of Cameron. I.oral precinct Chairmen also serve on the cxecu ! live comniiitoe. Delegates to the District and i State conventions were elected. (?rattle Leaders Plan ( -oiiveiilioii S'att Grange Master Harry B Caldwi 11 of Greensboro met with ('.range leaders of Hoke and Moore Counties at the Hollywood Hotel Friday night and made ten tative arrangements for the 1960 > State Grange Convention, which will be held here in October. J Mr. Caldwell, who was aceon ! panied by Mrs. Caldwell, report ed the town well equipped with adequate facilities for handling the convention. Those elected to serve on the local arrangement committee are: co-chairman, Mrs. James Nixon of Ashmont Grange, Hoke Coun ty, and J. C. Stanley of Green wood Grange, Moore County, and . secretary, Mrs. Boyd Marsh of i Greenwood Grange. KITCHIN TO RUN Congressman A. Paul Kitchin of the Eighth North Carolina Congressional District, of Wades boin, formally announced Mon day that he will seek renomina t if} th~ ri.V T)o.r rtprqf \(* primary The District includes Moore County. Superior 1lourt Adjourns Early J J Due to Illness The January criminal term of | Moore County Superior Court at Carthage adjourned Wednesday | afternoon, a victim of sickness. Solicitor M G Bovette contin ued ill, and several officers, also numerous defendants and wit nesses, could not co!tv> to court because of sickness. Acting Solicitor W. D. Sabiston of Carthage, pressed into service Monday, said he had gotten along with the calendar as far as he could. Thanking Mr. Sabiston and > the waiting jurors for their serv ices, Judge Frank M. Armstrong continued all remaining cases un til the May term. The jury was impaneled Mon day morning and received Judge Armstrong's charge. It was then dismissed as the court took a re cess for the rest of the day in respect to the funeral of Mrs Robert L. Burns which was be ing held that afternoon. Mrs. Burns, widow of the late former county attorney. State Senator and mayor <>f Carthage, was the mother of E. J. Burns, like his father a Carthage attorney. The j Moore County Bar association at ! 'tided the services in a body. Reports on cases which were tried before the adjournment on Wednesday and the grand jury's report are found on several pages of today's Pilot. jMan (Critically Hurt in Attack; j Chief* Head Cut Anderson McLaughlin, 7ft-year old Negro of West Southern Pines was reported in "very crit ical" condition at Moore Mem orial Hospital at noon today, after being badly beaten about the head with an iron pipe, by lus apparently mentally disturbed daughter. Cherry, 35. Wednesday afternoon. His skuh was fractur ed. Police Chief C. E. Newton re ceived a three-inch gash on his i; ad when the McLaughlin wom an struck him with a coffee can a; the chief and Police Sgt. Earl | Sea well entered her home to ap- j prehend her after the attack one nor father. e Chief Newton was treated and j released at St Joseph's ite.--r.uat ?' and returned at one - to duty u with his head swathed in ban- h dages. He said that a number of .< stitches were taken in the wound, j Poiice were called by Mrs An- . nie Farmer, sister of Cherry Ale- ' Laughlin. She later signed a H statement saying that her sister,: had beaten their father 011 the ! head with a three-foot length of iron pipe until h" fell to the I . round and that she then contin [ ued to beat him until police ar- M rived. The eldc-rtv man v. taken j' to the hospital by neighbors in g Annie Farmer's automobi.'-r Cherry McLaughlin was taker. ;J to the local police station. Roosts- i veil Morrison, men her of a town ! street department crew working -1 in the neighborhood of the attack, iS drove the police car. There wash considerable excitement around t (Continued on page 8) i Rest Home Named i'or Head of County Hoard The county commissioners vot ed Monday to call the boarding home facility being created at the old county home property the "Reynolds Rest Home," in honor of L R. Reynolds, chairman of the board. Mr. Reynolds accepted the hon or with gratitude and pleasure. The county home conversion pro ject, soon to be completed, ha* been conducted entirely under his chairmanship of the board. The commissioners also set the rental to be paid by the private operators of the home at $150 pei month, with the operators, Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, who at pres ent are running the Robbins Rest Home?to be responsible for maintenance of the building ana equipment, electricity, water and fuel. All the terms will be incor porated in a lease to be drawn up by County Attorney M. G. Boy ette. The commissioners plan to meet again February 10 to go over this and other matters connected with opening the home- tentatively on March 1. The home will accomodate 20 boarders, many of whom are ex pected to be elderly persons re ceiving Old Age Assistance grants All members of the board wete present Mondavi Chairman Rey nolds, J. M. Pleasants, W S. Tay lor, T. R. Monroe and J. M. Cur no Highway Proposal Mr. Taylor, of Aberdeen, said that he has heard a suggestion that, a new highway be built from Route 15-501-211, to run back of the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge to connect with the Aberdeen Pinehurst Highway (formerly Route 211) near the Amerotmn offices and a warehouse to be a ?? t . t 1 ? t lioe/i f i , t* A r,* ?i 1'uin ' i c i? ji/i ii.nvu/u vii He said that such a road would ease heavy traffic in Aberdeen caused by the Arnerotron offices and industrial plants in the area. The hoard approved informalfv that Mr. Taylor talk with T. C. Johnston, district highway engin eer. about the proposal Fire District Proposal Another matter Mr. Taylor brought up was a proposal to cre ate a rural fire district in a large area south and west of Aberdeen which he said could be protected by the existing Aberdeen two* (Continued on page 8) Illness Slackens Bui Still Slrong Sickness, including flu, in this area sieerhs to be decreasing as ,ouipared to a week ago, but *.-? dill above normal. Absences in the schools, which reached 18 per Cent of the stu dents last Thursday, have been decreasing this wo k, school offi ials reported today. One physician said that he think.; that sickness is slacking off but that he is still much busier than normally in treating respir atory illness:-s and flu. St. Joseph's Hospital reported many flu patients, with extra bods placed on all floors. Moore County Hospital report ed many flu cases today and con tinued a regulation barring all visitors to patients except close ?v related members- of patients' iamilies. Illness of the solicitor, some of ficers and others involved in this week's term of Moore County ?superior Court at Carthage was he chief reason for adjourning ho week's term of court on Wed resday. New A&P to Open Wednesday Grand opening of the new A&P Super Market at 75ft S W. Broad St. has been sat for 9 a. m., Wed nesday, February 10. L. D. Mc Donald, manager, said today. The -mper market will leave its pres rnl location at 1?5 W. Ponn-yl vania Ave. Built in ' Early American" style of red bri'-k and whit? frame trim, the super market is one ot the first in the Carolinas to fea ture this unusual design. Inside, it is completely modern and has more than 13.000 square feet of I floor space. It is surrounded by .> large parking lot that runs I through from Broad St to Ben nett St. ! Mr. McDonald said that as one jfeature of the opening, registra llion will be taken for prizes to he (given away, including a refriger jator-fr'ozcr combination, a 17 | oeh TV -a-1, 100 food basket (and 400 one-pound loaves of ibread. The srore- will stock some 3.500 different items. A detailed description of the new super market, with photos of the building and personnel and other information will appear, (with extensive grand opening ad 1 vrtifcing, in next week's Pilot.