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The Pinehurst Page
MARY EVELYN de NISSOFF
TELEPHONE OX 2-6212
TEEING OFF * WITH deNISSOFF
Before entering the New Year,
a look back at leading local news
events of the year just ending
seems in order.
Accustomed to the visits of
notables, this resort played host in
1983 to golf's Arnold Palmer,
baseball's Yogi Berra, and TV's
A more detailed recapitulation
of top news stories carried during
the past 12 months on the Pilot's
Pinehurst Page is offered below,
together with our best wishes for
a very happy New Year.
John M Reeves, holder of Sil
ver Beaver award, presents simi
lar high scouting award to Gov.
Terry Sanford at dinner at Exec
utive Mansion, Raleigh.
"Great Lullwater," trottei j
trained for two years by Del j
Cameron, of Pinehurst, flown to
Paris to compete for 5BU.OOO purse
in "Prix de America."
Richard S Tufts, Pin >hurst,
Inc 's board chairman, self .ted as
non-playing captain of 1963 U. S.
Walker Cup Golf Team for
matches to be held in Scotland
in May; and as "Golfer of Year," !
during playing of American
Seniors matches in Bellair, Fla.
Pinehurst Recreation Associa
tion sponsors performance of N.
C. State Ballet Company in School
Paul Rawden, Yale Golf Club
member, repeats 90-hole, five
course marathon in one day scor
ing 392 at Pinehurst club.
John Hemmer has prize-win
ning photo in new State House,
Pinehurst Rebels are season
basketball champs for first time
in 20 years, with 26 straight vic
Thomas C. Ragan, Jr. elected to
Cum Laude, national honor socie
ty, in his last year at Culver Mil
Girl Scouts Donie Edson wins
Curved Bar and Ann Stevens,
Trefoil Charm, at ceremony dur
ing PTA meeting at school.
Mrs. Fred Meissner scores 280
to win three-day Silver Foils
Club Championship at country
Guitarist Tony McKenzie takes
first prize in Talent Search for
1963 at School Auditorium.
Two golfers score first aoes at
Pinehurst Country Club ? Pine
hurst cottager William J. Burke,
and Nicholas Manero of Green
wich, Conn., a guest at Magnolia
Two juniors at Pinehurst
School, Betsy Grier and Jennifer
Owens, awarded scholarships to
Western Carolina College's gift
ed student summer program.
Alvie J Claxton reelected pres
ident of Pinehurst Country Club
for second year, Kenneth Schroe
der reelected secretary-treasurer.
Miss Nancy Roth of Hollywood,
Kla. becomes new champion in
61st renewal of North-South
Women's Amateur golf tourna
Two former National Seniors
tennis champions ? Clifford Sut
ter of New York City and Mrs. Q.
A. Shaw McKean of Pinehurst ?
join Edward King of Pinehurst
and James Finlandson of Toronto
in exhibition doubles matches on
Pinehurst Country Club courts.
Pinehurst High juniors Lynda
Hinson. Jennifer Owens and
Betsy Grier, and sophomore Deb
orah Prince, will scholarships to
the first "Governor's School of
North Carolina," for gifted stu
dents, at Salem College.
A. J. Claxton named a director
of the United State* Chamber of
Commerce at Wanhingion, D. C.
J. Hubert MoCaskill elected
president of Morco, men's sum
mer golfing organization of the
Pinehurst Country Club.
Sandhills Woman's Exchange
elects Mrs. Frank H. Gramelsbach
president for 1983-64
Local Legion Auxiliary selects
Margaret Hunt and Brcnda Frye
to attend Girls' State in Greens
boro, at Woman's College.
Keith Gernold and Scottie
Lake win mixed doubles in
Spring Tennis tournament at
Valedictorian Heidi Gramcls
bach wins Tufts Loyalty Award
for girls at graduation exercises
at Pinehurst School; Richard
Hardy gets the Loyalty award for
boys; Ann Stevens ia salutatori
an; 21 graduate
Carter Burweli elected to Cuiii
Laud? twiirty on graduation from
Tabor Academy. Marion, Mass.
John L. McKenzJe and Graydcn.
Spivey are delegates from local
I Lions Club to International Lions 1
! meeting in Miami.
William B. Nugent elected !
president, Moore County Real- |
' Elmer Andrews gets award at i
i State Convention, AshtviUe, for ;
'signing up 50 eye wills out of 172
signed in 43 Lions clubs in Dis- i
| trict 81-F.
! A. P. Thompson elected vice :
president of Pinehurst, Inc., !
James E. Harrington, Jr., moves !
up to secretary-treasurer.
A teacher in first Pinehurst 1
School, Mrs. Jennie Ray McKen
| zie, dies at 89.
Causey "Happy Talbert, driver ;
of Pinehurst Hotel bus for over
45 years, dies at 69.
Gordon M. Cameron, longtime
Pinehurst, Inc. official and for- ,
mer chairman of Moore County j
Board of Commissioners, dies at
Garrett Sutherland takes over .
as head of Pinehurst Press Bu- >
reau, Cracker Barrel editor. !
Pinehurst golf pro Lionel Cal
laway's handicap system initia
ted in tournament at Island Conn- j
| try Club, Oak Bluffs, Mass.
Five Gold Star Mothers hon
ored at local American Legion,
j dinner at Legion Hut; plaque
dedicated to their sons, killed in
I World War II.
! Founder and honorary presi
dent, Southern Seniors Golf As- (
sociation, and 50-year Pinehurst (
resident, Howard G. Phillips, dies
Morco Golf Championship won j
| by Dr. Watson Smith with net 207 |
ifor 54 holes.
Mrs. L. Paget Rigby elected
president of Sandhills Summer
Club for women players at meet
ing at Pinehurst country club.
Second annual Japanese- Amer
ican Senior golf matches held at
J. Porter Brinton, Jr. of Green- |
wich, Conn, wins trophy in sec
ond annual Donald Parson Mem
orial golf tournament for mem
bers of the Tin Whistles Club of
which Parson was past president
and club champion.
James H. McAlvin takes title in
12th annual North-South Senior
Invitational golf toumey at coun
Yogi Berra, new manager of >
N. Y. Yankees, makes annual va- j
cation visit here.
Ff.ve-time Canadian Open win- ;
ner, Miss Ada C. McKenzie, ousts j
defending champ Maureen Orcutt |
in sixth North-South Invitational j
Senior Women's Golf Tourna- [
Chapman Memorial trophy goes
to Mrs. A. L. Sneed and John M.
' t-edbetter, Jr., partners in the an- '
nual mixed foursome for Silver 1
Foils and Tin Whistles Club
TV star Marlboro ad girl, Julie
London, and husband, "take five"
at Pinehurst during strenuous
series of one-night stands in east.
Mrs. Fred Fields named "Den
Mother of Year" at Yadkin Trail
Pot Luck dinner for parents of
Cub Scouts at Carthage High i
Ninth Annual Tufts Memorial ;
golf event for Pinehurst Country ,
Club members won by Dr. and I
Mrs. L. J. Dwulet.
E. L. Scofield given 20-year
award emblem for service as Co
operative Weather Observer for
"Homecoming Queen" is Betsy
Crier, elected at homecoming
basketball game between Pine
hurst and Bennett at local gym.
Gov. Endicott Peabody of Miss
achusetts, and wife, and North
Carolina Governor Terry oan
ford visit E. N. Richards and wife
at Pinewild Farm.
Christmas Horse Show
To Be Held Dec. 29
Four horsemanship classes and
various games on horseback are
included in the annual Christmas
Horse Show, beginning at 1:30
p.m. Sunday, December 29, in the
riding ring at the Carolina Hotel.
Those junior riders entered in
classes in horsemanship will re
c-?tve points for their performan
ces, as the show is also the second
in the winter and spring series,
fichoduled by the Mkl South
Hor*e Show Association.
The WiilUtm B. Foi eman* leave
Christmas Eve for Elizabeth City,
where. they plan to spend several
days with his son, John Wood. J
I Foreman and family.
AT PINEHURST CLUB
| Over 300 Expected
For Donald Ross
The 16th renewal of the Don
ald J. Ross Memorial Junior Golf
Championship will be played
Friday, December 27, at the Pine
hurst Country Club. There are
a few advance entries, with en
tries on the day of play expected,
as usual, to exoeed 300.
The junior tournament will be
followed Saturday by a Donald
J. Ross Father-Son championship.
Last year's low gross winner of
the junior event, David Bennett,
teamed with his lather. Pro Grant
Bennett of tile Florence, S. C
Country Club to win the fathei
son tournament also.
Both championships honor the
memory of the late Pinehurst res
ident and noted golf architect,
Donald J. Ross, who designed
over 600 courses m tins country,
including four of the five layouts
at the Pinehurst Country Club.
There are three classes in the
'junior event, with players divi
ded according to age, as follows:
Class. A for players 15-17; Class
B ? for players 11-14; Class C ?
for boys who have not reached
their 11th birthdays.
Reports Given At
FHA Meeting On
The local chapter, Future
Homemakers of America, wound
up its annual fruitcake sale with
a total of 73 pounds sold ? of two,
three and five pound cakes ?
and a net profit of about $65.00
Each girl brought some of the in
At a recent FHA meeting, pre
sided over by President Patsy
Hunt, with treasurer's report giv
en by Brenda Sheffield, the pres
ident informed members they
would be ineligible to attend the
mother, father, daughter banquet
if they did not attend a minimum
number of FHA meetings.
Ann McKenzie gave a report of
the decorations committee for the
teacher's tea, held December 19,
with members making all re
freshments and sixth period girls
Barbara Stutts gave a report
for the foods committee for the
tea. Karen Gramelsbach Nancy
Long, Paula Monroe, Barbara \
Garrison, Connie Rettew and i
Rose Copeland made cookies.
Sandra Wicker told of the visit |
made by Senior Girl Scouts to a 1
needy family, to which the Scouts
gave gifts of clothing.
It was voted to form a com
mittee to take clothing, etc. to
another needy family, whose
house was burned last month. On
the committee were Ann McKen
zie, Sue Liskey, and Brenda
The meeting was adjourned by
by June McKenzie, reporter
Four Holiday Dances
Set At Hotels. Club
Four holiday dances are sche
duled this week for cottage resi
dents, hotel visitors and guests.
The Basil Freeman Orchestra
from the Carolina Hotel will play
at the tea dance Saturday at the
Pinehurst Country Club. This
event, for country club members
and guests, is from 4-6 p.m.
Holly Inn visitors and guests
will dance to the music of Bus
ter Doyle and his orchestra, at a
New Year's Eve party beginning
after 9 p.m. in the ballroom.
At the Carolina, there will be
two dances on Decembei 31.
John Wade and his Viscount
Orchestra will play from 9-1:30
for junior guests and cottagers
in the Pine Room, and for those
not included in the college and
prep school group, there will be
dancing in the hotel ballroom to
the music of Basil Freeman and
Reservations are necessary for
both Carolina parties
Mrs. Pishko Wins
Silver Foils Eveni
Mrs. Michael T. Pishko scored
19-24-43 to win first prize in the
best selected 12 holes (six each
nine) tournament, piayea Wed
nesday by 10 hardy members of
the Silver Foils Club at the Pine
hurst Country Club.
Runner-'ip, with 21-24-4S, was
Mis. Hornet II. Johuton.
Next regular tournament for
Silver Pollers will be a better ball
of pa it competition on Decem
GIFT TO THE SCHOOL? Elmer Andrews, left, chairman of
the Pinehurst Lions Club's Blind Committee, presents to the
Pinehurst School Library a copy of "Toward the Dawn," a i
book on the blind, at a recent dinner meeting. Receiving the
book for the school, on behalf of Superintendent Lewis S. Cannon, j
is Principal Don Mallard. (Hemmer photo)
HERE and AWAY
Due to arrive Saturday for the
weekend with her mother, Mrs.
Clarence M. Rudel, is Mis. Al
bert Gatov of Kentfield, Calif.,
and her son, Dan Smith, a junior
this year at Princeton University.
Leaving Friday for 10 days at
Eleuthera, B.W.I., with Mr. and
Mrs. Warner L. Atkins are Mr.
and Mrs. Fred C. Page, Jr. of
Mrs. John Ludwig arid small
daughter, Erica, are expected
here Sunday from New Orleans,
La., where they have been with
Mr. Ludwig, visiting his parents.
They will be guests of Mrs. Lud
wig's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eric
Nelson, returning January 7 to
Visiting Dr. and Mrs. F. L.
Owens and family is their daugh
ter, Linda, a sophomore at Penn
Mrs. Dan C. Horner gets here
Christmas Eve from Roanoke,
Va., for a stay with her son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph L. Horinr and family.
Returning here Sunday from
Berkeley, Calif., where she has
been visiting her daughter and
family, Mrs. Mulford Horr plans
to spend the New Year's holiday
at her home, leaving January
6 for New York, Montclair, N. J.,
and Wellesley, Mass., where she
will be the guest of another
daughter. Mrs. Frederic Grant
and family. She plans to be back
here January 22.
Mr and Mrs. Jack Rees are in
Norfolk, Va., for the holidays
with their son and daughter-in
law, who had their first child,
a son, on December 18.
Miss Nancy Gouger of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, is here
visiting her mother, Mrs. Robert
E. Gouger, for Christmas and the
New Year holidays.
Due here this vveek for a holi
day visit with her sister-in-law,
Mrs. A. P. Thompson, and Mr.
Thompson, are Mrs. Thomas
Black, her daughter, Mrs. Georg
ianna Hargreaves, and the latter's
two daughters, of Durham.
Visiting his mother, Mrs. John
E. Barry. Jr. and grandmother,
Mrs. S. A. Hennessee for the
holidays, is John Barry, III, a
Here's hoping you're
on your way to a
happy holiday *oasun!
Mrs. J?m#i W. Tuft*
Mr*. Notiuau To?ig?, Jr.
student at Belmont Abbey.
Former seasonal visitor Chal
mers Clifton is a guest at the
Pine Crest Inn. He plans to re
join his wife at their home in
New York City on Christmas Eve
and both hope to return here
later in the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burgess
and four children of Charlotte
were Sunday guest? of her moth
er, Mrs. Robert P. Shaw.
Mrs. Norman K. Toerge, Jr.
and her daughter, Miss Sherri
Dixon, who has been in Switzer
land at school, returned last week
from New York City to the
Toergeses' home on Linden Road.
North, Claxion, Class
Leaders. PCC Tourney
Class A winner in the indiv
idual stroke play contest for
Pinehurst Country Club mem
bers Wednesday was Raymond
E. North, who posted 78-8-70.
Alvie J. Claxton also scored a
gross 78, his 11 handicap giving
him a net 67 to lead in Class B,
.?ecuiar and reli
gious Chrisimas cus
toms met in the old
bunch." This ever
green ball had mistle
toe, for kissing, hung
from the center.
But it also contained
small dolls to repre
sent Jesus, Mary and
Joseph, as well as an
array of fruits and
|)irit of (^Jhristn
abide with pu and fill your
heart with peace and happiness in
all the days to come.
Thanks for your kind patronage.
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