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The pilot. (Vass, N.C.) 1920-current, December 26, 1963, Page 7, Image 7

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(/fit* fyutt' (fed&y* 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 Julie London. 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. JANUARY 1963 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. FEBRUARY Pinehurst Recreation Associa tion sponsors performance of N. C. State Ballet Company in School Auditorium. 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, Raleigh. Pinehurst Rebels are season basketball champs for first time in 20 years, with 26 straight vic tories. I MARCH Thomas C. Ragan, Jr. elected to Cum Laude, national honor socie ty, in his last year at Culver Mil itary Academy. 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 club. Guitarist Tony McKenzie takes first prize in Talent Search for 1963 at School Auditorium. APRIL 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 Inn. 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 ment. 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. MAY 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. meeting. 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 country club. JUKE 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- | tars. JULY ' 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. AUGUST Gordon M. Cameron, longtime Pinehurst, Inc. official and for- , mer chairman of Moore County j Board of Commissioners, dies at 79. 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. SEPTEMBER 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. OCTOBER 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 Pinehurst club. 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 try club 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- [ meat. NOVEMBER 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 members. 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 School. Ninth Annual Tufts Memorial ; golf event for Pinehurst Country , Club members won by Dr. and I Mrs. L. J. Dwulet. DECEMBER E. L. Scofield given 20-year award emblem for service as Co operative Weather Observer for Pinehurst. "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 Jr. Championship 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 Teachers' Tea 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 gredients used. 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 serving. 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 Sheffield. The meeting was adjourned by President Hunt. 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 his orchestra. 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 ber 31. 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 Charlotte. 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 Cleveland, Ohio. Visiting Dr. and Mrs. F. L. Owens and family is their daugh ter, Linda, a sophomore at Penn State. 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 vErfv 3^CHJK.R,"3r CHRISTMAS Here's hoping you're on your way to a happy holiday *oasun! The Potpourri Mrs. J?m#i W. Tuft* Mr*. Notiuau To?ig?, Jr. Pinohursi 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, For Kissing .?ecuiar and reli gious Chrisimas cus toms met in the old English "kissing 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 colorful ornaments. O |)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. PINEHURST LAUNDRY Pinehursi IN PINEHURST TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS PLEASE CALL OX 2-6101 Carters laundry & Cleaners, Inc. 155 W. New York Avo. Southern Pike* FINAL CLEARANCE Mary Rice, Inc. HAMLET Starts DECEMBER 26 - 9:30 A.M. ? ALL SALES FINAL and CASH *

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