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^ j^jj |^p ^^j^jja^i '^''^" '*'.!!" Knights VOL. 40? NO. 42 EIGHTEEN PAGES SOUTHERN PINES, N. C? THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 8. I960 EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE. 10 CENTS Commissioners, School Board Lock Horns Ajrain on (Jerk Pay Raise Issue A request by the odlint;, board (?I education to transfer funds within the county ? ? h>ol budget to make possible a $25 per month pay increase for three clerical workers in the school system's nd~ '? mistrative office was turned down by the county commission 's at the regular meeting of the ' commissioners at the courtho v-uniuijg? All of the commissioners were present for Monday's meeting: Chairman L. R. Reynolds. John M. Currie, T. R. Monroe J. M. Pleasants and W S Taylor. Hep 11 sen ting the board of education v.-ere I i o w a rd Matt h e w Jei e vfcKt ithen and T. Ro> Phillips, ith Sup* R E Leo also present. | vi i. McKcithen was chief -pokes , man for the education board. J The school board member said I that an item of $1,125 in the j general control section of the cur- i cent expense budget f<>r tvio [ schools will not be usable this ; school yeai as ii was appropriated for the salary ot Mi Edna Tuy tor of Taylortown near Pineiiunt vvlib was to have . erved the coun ( ty as attendance officer for the Negro schools. Mrs Taylor, how ever, went to Europe this summer as a member of a federal commis sion to study minority groups tnere and is planning to spend several months there with her daughter and son in-law who is an Army officer stationed in Ger- j many. Since the mou? v could not be j Escaped Prisoner Seen io Catch North-Bound Ride A prisoner who walked away Irom a highway maintenance : gang in Southern Pines Wednes day afternoon had not been found I by noon today, according to the office of the prison camp at Car thage where he had been confined. The prison camp spokesman aid that Wade Hinson, an honor grade prisoner .serving a three year term for larceny, walked avvav from a work (gang in front of Still Oldsrnobiic and PontLic Co., at the south end ->f Broad St. about 3 p. m. Hinson was observed by a wit ness to have been picked up by a north-bound iawuiouiit on Ma/ St. net long after w a; d, . u is a. sumed he was quickly out of this area. Dr. ('aldw ell to \ddress Munuii 1 Dr. John Caldwell. new chan cellor of N. C. State College, Ra leigh, will be the speaker at a ladies night dinner meeting of State alumni to l>? held at ihe Southern Pines Country Club Friday. September Ifi. at 7:30 p.m. The Moore County chapter of; the State College Alumni Assoc-! iation is inviting State alumni! front Hoke arid Montgomery; ? Counties. Officers of the Meore County' group are Calvin Howell, presi- i dent; Harvey Home vice presi-! dent. :id W. B Hill, secretary! and treasurer. * a '? ' for it .ntendod purpose, Mr. ?VI'-Koithi'H said, the board Would like to u t $i^0U of it to give earh of the three school office clerical worker;, an increase in salary of ?25 per month. He pointed out that Supt. Lee, who v. granted a $2,000 salary increase by the commissioners after they had originally stricken tin, item licit! tin school budget, had offered to make' $900 of his lnereusi. available to make possi ble the $25 monthly increase for the clerical workers. "Rut we don't feci that Mr Lee hould !h- penalized to pay the count> eg'iic-f hi Ip," Mr McKeith en said. The board of education had U!: rvill v . ke i for about a $50 per month increase for the office auikri., but this bad been pre viously denied by the commis sioners. A compromise proposal for a $25 increase bad then also boon 1 j?. tod. Monday's request, tiler- 'ore was the third thai had (Continued on page 8) \ oliiiitwr l ire Department al Cameron Cruised Official approval of the Cam eron Fire District by the State Acting Burea**. is expected to re suit in a reducuoil of about 20 per cent in fire insurance premiums paid by residents of the district, Kent Harbour of the Cameron Volunteer Fire Department told J ihe county commissioners Monday in making a detailed report to the r board. The district includes an area within a three mile radius of the f fire department. Mr Harbour's report, filed with the commissioners in written t form a . well as presented orally, s points out that the Cameron Vol- a unteer Fire Department was or- ^ ganized and incorporated in the fall of 1958. A fire house valued at $3,000 was built with public :?< donations and volunteer labor and \ in Decern bt r of that year a fire ^ Cruck, purchased with county 1. funds, was delivered. The department has been opcr i(: ating since that time, although j k not receiving the official fire dis- | v triet approval until recently. i< Additional equipment bought j c through the efforts of the volun Leer firemen and others in the j ? community where the sum of ; ^ about $3,000 was raised lor thisj purpose -includes: a 1050 tw o-ton Dodge truck and pump, two aux- a diary tanks of 1,500-gallon and IY 1,000-gallon capacities. 300 feet j t of hose, a $700 siren, three pack- j c type pumps for brush fires and j j other pieces of needed equipment. . \ There are 15 active firemen in 1 i the department, the report notes, t Tne group meets twice each j \ montii. j; Since activated, the department ; t has responded to 14 fire calls and t has saved much property. In ad-; d it ion the firemen have helped | ] fire victims become settled after ?: their property was burned. ! i The commissioners went on ! r record as commending the Cam- ; l ? ion fire department's work Ic Moore Memorial Hospital CI ran ?es V isit in? I lours. Rules j In response to requests of tin medical and nursing staffs pa I tionts. and familii . t ati> ity " Moore Met; "ial ll-fjitta! >? t*-? week changing iIs visiting hours Visiting hours ir. tin- afb'nvior are front 2 30 to 4:00 o'clock cat from V 00 until 11:30 in lite eve nine- Morning Writing hour have hern eliminated, the an nouttceiTicnt ?iid, because irtos diagnostic tests, operations. lab oratory work, and a great portico of the nursing care for patient h are done during the mornini hour . Doctor? vi.il patients dol ing this period and the genci.i activity at th" hospital concemei with morning care is always at high nrnk, The presence of visitor often handicaps physicians am h" pita! ctaff members from ear eying out their duties with regno to patien' care. it. was "dated The hospital has installed a vis dor control center near the mall k enhance at the elevator and tient's admission to pay a visit This wait allows time Tor the pa tient to become adjusted to new and unfamiliar surroundings and allows the ho.,pita) staff to per form most of the tests that are tu be made, and in the case at sur gery, permits she patient to re cover sufficient!> to mote vis itors." During the serious tlu epidemic last winter, the. hospital eliminat ed visitor;-, ?xc? pt toi the next o- j kin Tfi" public cooperated in a splendid way and doctors and nurses all noticed how much eas ! ier it was to rare for putie-ts ' when there were fewer visitors. | the hospital's announcement not j ed. ! Children und< i 12 ore not a!* I lowed to visit. The hospital rc i diiesfr, that no children be 'eft i unattended in the hospital u<bo> ? In the Children s Department ->ni> ! pan ntr will be allowed to visit IN WASHINGTON ? Sen John V Kennedy. Democratic candidate for President, is flanked by Tar Heels-?two of them from Moore Coun ty?in this photo made at the recent Kennedy press conference with North Carolina newspaper editor* in Washington. Left t<> rinhv H Chftor Blue of Aberdeen, Moore County representative in the General Assembly and editor and pub lisher of The Sandhill Citizen; Sea. B. Everett Jordan, North Carolina s junior senator in Washington; Senator Kennedy: and John D. MeConnell of Southern P?nes, secretary of the North Carolina Democratic Executive Commit tee For some of the comments Senator Kennedy made at the conference, specifically on the re ligious issue in the campaign, see an editorial on page 2. lu y noId* Home ID Ha\ v Formal )|>eii!iig Sept. 18 The Reynolds Rest Home, coun v owned home for the aging on v?C 22 three miles south of Carth ige, will have its official opening Sunday afternoon, September 18. ' Open house" will be held from ; to ft p rn , with a dedication ? ere nony scheduled for 3:30. said Mrs. V a Iter B. Cole, county superin endent of public welfare. The ounty commissioners, county veil a re board and weluue staii vill be on hand to assist in the iccasion, to which all interested itizens are invited. Also taking >art will be Mrs Mae Pomhort6r? >1 the State Department of Public -Velfare staff. Mr. and M rs. John Smith, who nanage the home under a lease, ind their guests wili extend the jospitality of the house. It is the ?ld county home,' but Operated hffercntlv now, with guests who >ay their way from public or pr rate income. It is also different n aspect, as it was renovated and Modernized during last fall and viiiter at a cost of some $25,000, tnd is now one of the most at i active facilities of the sort in his section. The first guests were received ast April, it was licensed under late welfare laws a few weeks a tor and is now operated under egu'ations of the State Depa.t nent of Public Welfare, with a :apacify of 20 guests. COUNCIL TO MEET Tht> September mi'eting ol the Southern Pines town council will be held at town hall Tuesday, September 13, at 8 p m. \ l)( . {?> Convene Sept. 21 Duo to Kennedy \ isit The annual convention of Moore County Young Democrats, prev iously announced for Saturday, September 17, will be held one vn.vi* later, Saturday, September i 24, DeWitt Purvis, of Highfalls, j YDC president, said this week. I The meeting will bo held at 7:30! p.m. in the courthouse at Carth-: age Reason for the change, Mr. Pur vis explained, is that Son. John F. Kennedy, Democratic Presiden tial candidate, will be touring North Carolina on September 17. making it impossible for the Hon. Cloyd Pbilpott of Greens-' boro, Democratic nominee for lieutenant-governor, to be at the1 Moore convention a.-; keynote i speaker, as planned. Mr. Philpott will be in Car thage for the September 24 *uth , cring, Mr Purvis said. Officers will be elected at the: meeting and otlo*j business trans-; acted. I hc:itrr sis l>?t?t?s To Hav v IVlft-l in?5 All person; m the Sandhills who are interested in a coinmuiu-; ty theatre are urged to attend the' next general meeting o) the The a tit? in the Pines which is set for 8 p.m., Monday, September 12, in th( courtroom at the town hall The amateur theatre group, formed here during the past sum mer, plan1, to hold trv-fPHt* this month for parts in its first major production^ to be given in mid November. At the ivhii day meeting, die steering committee will report on further development about the product ion. Results of the first workshop series will be seen Monday when members of the workshop present several scenes from William Inge's hit play Picnic." Among those participating vs. ill be Carol Phillips. Jacqueline Baldwin, Paul and Doris Bor ougli.i. VouCigbr. Sisk. Martha Ruth Camp, Jane Wicker and Betty MeCaskrlh Leaf Soils High At Moore Markets (hi Opening I>ay ; Moore County's two Middle I Belt tobacco markets--at Aber deen and Carthage--began sales j Tuesday with average prices of ; ' otter than "$t>0 per 100 pounds reported for the opening day j Sales are continuing this week (and will continue Monday : through Friday of each week un til the end of the selling onsori Jin November. ! Sales in Aberdeen were listed . .. 244.612 pounds for $148,190.13. an average uf $60.50 pel 100 pounds. i Carthage reported about 150, jOQO pounds sold for an average of | around $62. j Three warehouses are operating | :t Aberdeen and two at Carthage. First PT \ Meet Slated Monday No formal program i: planned I for the opening meeting of the East Southern Pines Parent ! Teacher Association, Monday night, September 12, said Max I Rush, president, in announcing hire event this week. | The meeting will be held in [Weaver Auditorium at 8 p. tn. Parents will have an opportuni ty to meet and talk with teachers, ! after the business cession, I Parents who have not sent in PTA annual membership fees <50 c ents per person) with school fees will be able to join at the Mon [day meeting. i Mr. Rush urged all parents to become members. The organ izr tton, he said, is looking forward to an active year. * hurl of Honor Sot at Kohbius ! The September Moore District I ilov Scout Court of Honor will bo held Monday night, September Id at 7:4o in the Robbins Elemen tary School, according lo an an nouncement by .1. Douglas David, advance rent chairman, This will bo the "fall round up" meeting as no court of honor was held in August, he said. Top award to be made at the eerCflfiony rviH bo the Bronco Pnlm b Scout Frank Staples of Southern P?nr?i Troop 74 of "Rr.l.bins will have charge of the program. 'School Kiirollmeiit I p Hv 1 32 Students Here * (loutrai't* To l ie I rl on New Building \\ iiiig < r* An increase of 132 students in tii* South*... Pine., city school system, as compared to tb? vn j roiimcnt at the opening oi the schools one year ago, was 11. polled this week by Supt kuther A Ad arris. The incrca -e iiu 1 tided 5(5 in Ea ?' Southern Pines hool -s,x in tl ? high school and 50 m the elemen tary school; and 70 in West Sou thern Pines? 15 in the hif?h school and 61 in the elementary school, I Merchants I rged |Stan! Itcplic* on Parking Pro hi cm Joe Monlcsantf Jr. chairman 1)f C. c!t!?. r. ? '"'jnit'"*1 ^'idyirn parking requirements in the busi ness district, said this week that Jcpties to a questionnaire sent lo Southern Pines merchants are continuing to come in. He said that the committee does not plan a complete report to the town council at the council meet ing Tuesday night, as it is hoped that further replies ran be obtain ed before the committee's final report is drawn up All merchants who have receiv ed the questionnaires and have not yet answered the questions and sent them back to town hali are urged to do this at once. Members of the committee, in audition to Mr. Montesanti, arc H. M. Patterson, Sam Bozick, William Heller and L. H. McNeill. The committee was named by Mayor Robert S. Ewing after many merchants in the business |section expressed their opposition to an Alternate No. 1 Highway j proposal that would have changed parking on W. Pennsylvania Ave. ! between Broad and Bennett Sts., | from diagonal to parallel. The mayor said at that time j that the long-range parking needs ! of the town should be studied, ; with consideration to obtaining jolt-street parking places before j space for such parking becomes ! unavailable m or nea? mu pum? j ru ss see!ion. j The qucstinnnaiies ask: i i Are present spaces available j adequate? j 2. Would off-street parking Sts j two blocks from your business be used i>\ vOtu* cu. lomr rs and 1 clerks? 3. Is present system of tagging j cars for overtime parkin:: vitis , factory and if not what changes j do you recommend ? 4. Do you think seasonal tag ging of cars would be f< c able'.' f> Would you favor the instal lation Of parking rm ?> rs? 6. If you feci that present spaces are adequate. will you pledge your support to keeping your employee ,' and your person jal vehidi . parked on unn slriet ed sheets'* | Space in provided for ; iitiori al comm? nb " Some of these com ments. Mr. Morifesanti said Ibis week, are interesting and should piove helpful to the committee. J Mr. Adams said. j Local schools opened Friday for j i half day and bewail their first : ill ?ia> s< ..edule ->n Tuesday following the Labor Day holiday 'This is a rather striking in . in onr-dlrr r.f," Mr Ada::. ? od "It bears out our anticipa ' ???';! of a constant increase hi the : local schools and seems to indi j; ate that th" : "he:! population i : ernubiw fa-'or than the town's j population. It certainly indicates j our need for more classrooms.'' The -upennl mdent said that j three ,ixth grade classes in East Southern Fltu > ale being housed j at the Presbyterian church educa jtumal building and one el ass i : ;*t the home economies building ' n the school grounds i Norris L. Hodgkms, enairmar. of the ity board of education, and | Mr. Adams appeared before the county commissioners Monday af ternoon to thank the board for an additional appropriation of $17, ?.;>0 in cupitrl outlay fund , which will make possible letting con j tracts the re-1 uf this month for . Phase C" of the East SbUthcii* j Pines high school building, j Mr. Hodgkins told the commis sioners Monday that the compar jatively small additional amount "made a vast difference"' by en abling the contracts to be let. It is hoped, the school officials said, that the classes now out of school buildings can be housed on the campus before the end oi me current school, year. | ' We are particularly pleased," j Mr Hodgkins said, "that our bud j get could be increased without -taking anything from the other schools of tho county." The amount was appropriated by the commissioners from funds which had originally been budget ed for a count agriculture build ing, but which would apparently not be used for that purpose in the current fiscal year. An enrollment of about 7.000 j students was reported by Supt R IE. Lee in the schools of the coun jt.v system which includes ali S schools of the county except those j<?l Southern Pines and Pinehurst. Bids Aisknl on "Now Post i tffire For Piiiebluff ' Postmaster General Arthur F j Sun nier field announced today j that advertisement has been post ? d to secure post office quarters |at Finebluff on a monthly rental ibasis for a fixed term, of five years. Specifications call for a :facility containing approximately ; .00 square feet of floor space. 80 juarc feet of platform space, and 3.000 square feel of parking ana |truck maneuvering area. ! According to the Pinebiufi j postmaster, Mrs. Ethel R. Ed oards. bids should be .submitted 11 o Carl Bolt, assistant regional r al estate manager. Post Office Department. 428 Federal Annex ? Building. Atlanta 3, Georgia In ! tcrested bidders mav obtain more 'detailed information from Mr. I Bolt. i The present Pinobluff post of Ifiee is located in the rear of an ';- Id ; uiMing at the corner of |j highway and Philadelphia Ave, n site which it has Occupied for ? more than 20 years Brockwell to Head (dr! Seoul Drive Shot-wood JlrncVwoll, Jr., of ; Southern Pines ha Un u nan.cd i chairman of the Girl Scout fund j drive scheduled m open Scptt 11- , hi 15 3d t'imuenout Central t ar- i i nfi sijil Scout Council The CP.unri' includes Moore. Leo, ; Chatham and Harnett Count i<... ] ;th headquarter- Son'ocrl Volutin er workers, under the 1 leadership of Mr. B-ocktvell. will : reek to raise $15,300. This is the ' base amount necessary to train i tain the day-to-day operation of j the council and to meet its new J roods durfnn the coming year. The council's priorities for next , 'year arc recruitment of qualified ! personnel, promotion of quality j Inrnrrrsm, and expanded eanipiit" | ? facilities. ! ' I have accepted the ehairttian- : ship of this campaign," Mr. Brookwel! said, 'because Girt Scouting is for all girls from sev en to 17 years and the program benefits Iroth the girls and the community. "Through Girl Scouting." he ns Mirtcri, ' girls enjoy wbolesdrre recreation, form rewarding f:i;r.d:T:p" and develop practice* .skills and healthy altitude that may well determine the direction their lives will take." The anipaig". theme is "Ho.iO> the Past?Ser-e the Future" which the Girl Scouts have adopt ed for their birthday years of I960-1967. Tin period will begin October 71, the centennial of the birth of Juliette I?ow, the found er ol Girl Scouting, and will run through the organisation's bot'n anniversary year of 1962. . clerk 'will be en duty during vis iting hours Each patient will have two visitor permit cards. : One additional penvitf card will be i. vied for patients in private , rivir.u only. Patients other than i ?i these in private rooms shall have' no more than two visitors at any ! oiit? lime. TUc additional card for private room patients will be $ t given to the next of kin. "Visiting sick friends is an es-J i tab'bhed Southern social custom, 'i > the announce.nent of the policy! ft change -.aid. It is a good custom' and indicates interest and friend- j ' I lines- Hut. well intentiorcd vis- J ! itors can create problems which j n j the v" do not int. ad sometimes.; i Visitors who observe the approp .1 j nate practice of vi-ui ing should - j never smoke in a patient's room. :i ] should never sit en a patient's bed, ~houi! make 'he visit short. 1 should not be loud or boisterous. n j it tit always a gooa idea to wait a! until the third day after a pa

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