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Reject Proposal To
The State, Moore County and
precincts in the Town of South
ern Pines, in exceptionally light
voting Tuesday, rejected the
' Little Faderal" plan to reor
ganize the General Assembly and
approved another amendment giv
ing husbands and wives equal
rights in each other's property.
Moore County, in rejecting Lit
tle Federal ? which would have
decreased membership in the
House from 120 to 100 and in
creased the Senate from 50 to 70
members ? ran counter to the
trend in this area. All other coun
ties adjoining Moore, except Ran
dolph, voted for the proposed
The county vote on the two
Little Federal: For, 850, against,
Rights: For, 1,824; against, 606.
Town precincts voted as fol
North Southern Pines
Little Federal: For, 59: against,
Rights: For, 177; against, 54.
South Southern Pines
Little Federal: For 28: against,
Rights: For, 134; against, 28.
Here is Moore County's vote,
by precincts, on the "Little Fed
eral" constitutional amendment.
PRECINCT FOR AGAINST
Aberdeen 101 189
Bensalem 26 109
Cameron 98 37
East Carthage 62 96
West Carthage 99 142
Deep River 17 31
Eureka 22 35
High Falls 23 20
Little River 23 3
Pinebluff 31 76 1
Pinedene 30 67
Pinehurst 46 151
Ritters 24 46
Robbins 42 129
N. Sou. Pines 59 173
S. Sou. Pines 28 134
Vass 37 45
West End 69 68
Westmoore 13 72
Total 850 1623
Grimm To Manage
Herman H. Grimm of Carthage,
chief deputy in the office of
Sheriff W. B. Kelly, is managing
the Moore County campaign of
Judge Dan K. Moore of Canton,
Democratic gubernatorial candi
date in the May primary.
Announcement of the appoint
ment was made by Judge Moore
at the YDC installation banquet
here Saturday night. He intro
duced Grimm as his county man
ager at that time. The chief dep
uty is a veteran of many years of
law enforcement work.
THREE CANDIDATES? The three announc
ed Democratic candidates (or Governor attend
ed Saturday's YDC installation banquet here.
From right to left, they arc: L. Richardson
Preyer, Dan K. Moore and I. Beverly Lake
With them are, at left, Mrs. Carolyn Blue of
Eagle Springs, Moore YDC president and Dis
trict vice president; and J. Elvin Jackson of
Carthage, immediate past county YDC president
and State-wide YDC organizer. Jackson was
recognized Saturday as one of the 10 top North
Carolina Young Democrats of last year.
(V. Nicholson photo)
| Dr. Willcox Leaves Public Health Post;
1 Change In System Of Clinics Planned
The resignation of Dr. J. Will
cox of Southern Pines, who has
been Moore County health direc
tor for the past 20 years, was
announced this week by the
county board of health.
A spokesman for the board said j
that the resignation came because j
of disabling injuries Dr. Willcox I
received in a traffic accident on !
November 15 of last year and!
that the resignation was accept- 1
ed "with much regret" by the
Efforts to obtain a physician as 1
full-time health director have be- j
gun, it was stated. Until such ap- I
pointment is made, the board an- !
nounced, public health clinics j
held regularly in Southern Pines. |
Pinehurst, Aberdeen and Robbins I
I will be closed', as of January 31,
and all clinical services will be
consolidated at the county Health
Center in Carthage.
A schedule of clinic times there !
and other details will be announc
ed soon, the board said.
The change in clinic procedure
TOWN DOGS MUST
AU dogs, six months of age
and over, which are owned
by persons living within the
town limits, must bo regis
tered at the police station,
j and a fee must be paid on
them before the end of Jan
uary, the public is reminded
by Town Manager F. F. Rain
The town dog registration
| is required in addition to the
j listing of dogs on the county
tax books this month, the
manager pointed out.
Point-to Point Events Saturday Will
Be Followed By Horse Show on Sunday
For equestrian enthusiasts, a
big weekend is in store, with the
annual Point-to-Point races
scheduled for Saturday and the
third of the season's Mid-South
Horse Shows following on Sun
There is already a good entry
in the Hunter's Pace and Junior
Point-to-Point events, according
to officials of the sponsoring
Moore County Hounds. No entry
or spectator fees are charged.
Maximum end minimum tem
peratures fur each day of the past
week were recorded as follows at
the U. S. Weather Bureau obser
vation station at the W F E B
studios On Midlar.d Road.
Events begin at 2 p. m. in Buch
an's Field, back of Mile-Away
Farm at Manly on Old Highway
No. 1, North.
The Junior Point-to-Point can
be seen throughout by spectators.
Riders and mounts in the Hunt
er's Pace will be in view going
out and returning at the enci of
An awards supper will follow,
Saturday night, with an orchestra
playing for dancing, at 7:30 p.
m. at Fineholme, the clubhouse
off Youngs Road. For further in
formation on the supper dance,
those interested should call eith
er Mrs. W. O. Moss in Southern
Pines, or Miss Page Shamburger
Sunday's Mid-South Horse
Show begins at 1:30 p. m. at the
D. W. Winkelmans* Lakelawn
Judges for the four horseman
ship classes, two green clasaeg
r.nd the hunter class, wili be Mrs.
Richard Hendriek of Philadelphia
and Richard Atkinson of Malvern,
i was recommended by Dr. Bruce
| Jones, assistant director of the!
Local Health Division of the !
State Board of Health, who had ?
been asked' to attend the County
Board of Health meeting. He said j
that most county health depart
ments in the State conduct cen
trally located clinics, making
available x-ray and some labora
tory services and allowing more
efficient use of personnel.
At the Board of Health meeting, !
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Dog Event Starts
(Details in feature, page 12)
This area is host to the 13th
running of the National Amateur
Shooting Dog Championship, !
opening today over courses of the
Sandhills Wildiife Management
Area near Hoffman.
Winning the National Amateur
is a great honor for dog and own
er. To qualify, a dog must have
won a place in an amateur stake
recognized by the Amateur Field
Trial Club of America.
Judges are Dr. C. E. Stokely of
San Antonio, Texas, and James
W. Tufts of Pinehurst. Both are |
well known sportsmen, noted for
their ability as judges.
Sportsmen and dogs from over
the United States are coming to
try their skill.
Owners and handlers will stay
at the Village Motel in Rocking
ham, while headquarters for thf
judges and field trials officials
will be the Holly Inn in Pine
Rally In Force
At State Meeting
The Moore County YDC hosted
the first big statewide political
event since the campaign year
got going, last Saturday after
The occasion was the annual
Installation Banquet of the North
Carolina Young Democratic
Clubs, which started with regis
trations at 1 p. m. at the Holiday
Inn. headquarter? for the event,
continued through a meeting of
[he new executive committee and
another meeting of the county
club presidents, added jollity with
a late afternoon reception for
the new YDC officers and cul
minated in a standing-room-only
banquet which jammed the Na
tional Guard Armory.
With J. Elvin Jackson of Car
thage and Vass, outgoing state
YDC organizer, as general chair
man, and Mrs. Carolyn Blue of
Eagle Springs, Moore County
Club president, assisting, the
county membership staffed com
(Continued on Page 8)
CIVIL TERM OF
COURT TO OPEN
The regular January one
week term of Superior Court
i!or trial of civil cases will
open at Carthage Monday
morning, with cases calen
dared through Wednesday.
Judge Frank M. Armstrong
of Troy is scheduled to pre
Court is scheduled lo open
at 10 a.m. Monday and at
9:30 a.m. on other days.
Area Development Group Starling
Work To Get Mackall For Industry
The Sandhills Area Develop
ment Association executive board, I
meeting at Holiday Inn Restau- 1
rant here Tuesday night, voted to J
undertake obtaining the release of
the Camp Mackall property from
the Army and development of
the area into industrial sites.
The move came after a report
from Industrial Development Di
vision Chairman Charles M.
Hazlehurst of Southern Piles, a
retired Seaboarc. Railway indus
trial d< velopment engineer. The
project will be under the direction
of his division in SAD A
Hazlehui'st brought out that the
Sandhills Area Development
Association is a chartered, non
profit group which includes Rich
mond, Moore, and Hoke counties,
each of which touches the Camp
iackall property. Scotland Coun
ty, not a member of SADA, has
expressed interest in the project
and will be included in the com
mittee to be named by Hazle
hurst to do the work.
It was pointed out that con
siderable support for the project
Education Board Authorizes Survev,
| Rejects Request By County Schools
The Southern Pines board of
education has voted to ask a group
from George Peabody College,
Nashville, Tenn., to make a sur
vey of the local schools, to de
termine what type of develop
ment for the schools would be ad
visable in the future, Dr. C. C. j
,McL?an, board chairman, said
Such a survey had been re- i
quested last month by the Citi- '
zens Committee for Long-Range j
School Planning, a group head- 1
ed by Dr. Charles Phillips.
Dr. McLean said the board
hopes the survey will provide an
answer to the question asked by
I the Citizens Committee: whether
it will be best for the Southern
Pines schools to remain indepen
dent or to join with the county
system in a high school consoli
"We are just as anxious as the
committee to get an objective
opinion," he said.
Supt. J. W. Jenkins said today
he has written to the Nashville
college ? an institution with a
high reputation in the field of
teacher training ? to find out
wiien the survey couid be
Moore County's candidate for
a Morehead Award at the Univer
sity of North Carolina ? Tommy
Thompson of Pinebluff ? wa3 one
of six chosen for further consid
eration, out of 26 applying, by the
District Selection Committee
meeting at Elizabethtown to in
terview the candidates, Saturday.
Thompson, a senior at Aber
deen High School and son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Thompson of Pine
bluff, was notified of the commit
tee's decision this week, by Roy
Armstrong, executive secretary of
the John Motley Morehead Foun
dation, which gives the awards
that provide full scholarships at
Thompson and other District
choices from over the state will
go before the Central Selection
Committee at Chapel Hill on Feb
ruary 28, as part of the procedure
for final selections of the More
head scholars to enter the Uni
versity in the fall.
made, the approximate cost, how
long it will take and other infor
mation. He said he has not yet
received a reply to this letter.
Request Turned Down
In another recent action, the
local board of education refused
to grant a request from the Moore
County board of education that
the board be given permission to
locate a consolidated Aberdeen
West End high school within the
boundaries of the Southern Pines
School District. Dr. McLean said
no reason was given for the de
cision, in a letter to the county
board, but stressed that the re
quest was denied "at the present
"With the knowledge that we
now have," Dr. McLean told the
Pilot, "we felt that we could not
grant the request."
j Convention Sot
By County GOP
Moore County Republicans will
hold their county convention at
the courthouse in Carthage at 2
p. m? Saturday, January 25, it
was announced this week by C.
Coolidge Thompson of Pinebluff,
executive committee chairman.
County officers will be elect
ed, also delegates to district and
state conventions. The state gath
ering will be held at Greens
boro late in February, with Sena
tor Barry Goldwater as featured
Precinct meetings will be con
ducted at the Carthage conven
tion, Mr. Thompson said.
Teachers To Play In
Benefit Cage Contest
Tickets are going on sale this
week for the Moore County
North-South Teachers All-Star
Basketball game to be held Thurs
day, January 30, at the Aberdeen j
High School Gym, for benefit ot
(he March of Dimes.
Teachers from the Moore Coun
ty, Southern Pines and Pinehurst
schools will participate. Coaches
will be: from the North, Cecil E.
Hackney, principal of Elise High
School in Robbins, and, from the
South, John R. Brendell, prin
cipal of Aberdeen High School.
Co-chairmen of ticket sales will
be C. F. Euffkin and E. L. Guion |
of Aberdeen. I
DRAWING SHOWS SUPERMARKET OF TYPE PLANNED FOR TOWN AND COUNTRY SHOPPING CENTER
Contract Let For First Shopping Center Unit
Town and Country Shopping
Center has announced plans for
the construction of a Winn-Dixie
Supermarket as the first phase
of its shopping center project be
tween Southern Pines and Abcr
deen. Work on the $150,000 stuc
ture is to begin within two weeks,
with scheduled completion in ap
proximately six months.
The center is located just south
of Howard Johnson's Restaurant
between Aberdeen and Southern
Pine* on U.S. 1-15-501. Owner
and developer of the shopping
center is W. M. Storey Lumber
Company, of which Voit Gilmore
The supermarket will have 14,
000 square feel of shopping and
storage space and will have 50,
,000 square feet of parking area
to accommodate ISO cars. It will
have access from US 1-15-501
and from Magnolia Drive, which
is between Howard Johnson's
Restaurant and the Esso service
station. The management of
Winn Dixie states that their sup
ermarket. will be one of the
largest in the Sandhills and will .
offer the most modern grocery
facilities to the public.
The shopping center, when
completed, will permit parking of
In making the announcement.
A. L. Folley, vice president of
Storey said, "We are extremely
nappy to be associated with Winn
Dixie, and ve expect t<> adU addi
tional stores and services to our
project soon. Our objective is to
develop this rentrally-located, 22
acre tract into a most attractive 1
and complete shopping center to
serve the rapidly-growing Sand
hills section. We intend to supple
ment shopping facilities in this
area, not duplicate them, and
thereby keep thousands of shop
pin* dollars now spent outside of
the S*ndhill3 area within the
Winn-Dixie, one of the top 10 i
food chains in the country, had j
its beginning in 1925 in Miami, j
Via. William "Papa" Davis *nd'|
his four sons, J. T., A. D., Tinej
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has developed, and that the next
step will be the development of
a brochure stating the reasons
why it is felt the property would
be more valuable to the area for
industry than it is now as a part
time training ground for Fort
In a recent meeting at Rocking
ham with area leaders Congress
man Charles R. Jcna3 pledged his
support for the project.
The l amp Mackall property,
used extensively during World
War II to train paratroopers, has
i 5.000~ft, concrete runway for
aircraft, and a water system.
There are some buildings still
standing although little mainten
ance has been kept.
Hazlehurst brought out that a
recent study showed 6,500 recruit
able workers in the SADA area.
"It will require a great deal
of work, but the objectives are
certainly worthwhile," he said.
Tuesday night's meeting was
presided over by Rep. Neill Mc
Fayden of Hoke County, SADA
vice president, due to the death
of president Calvin Liles' mother.
Progress reports on the other
SADA Divisions were heard from
Clyde Auman of Moore County,
Agriculture; Mrs. Edwin Key,
Richmond County, Community
Development; and R. S. Stone,
Hoke County, Travel and Recrea
Negro AA Group
For Area Formed
A group of Negro men and
women met Thursday night of
last week in the West Southern
Pines High School to complete
their plans for a new group of
This is the first Negro-spon
sored group of AA's in the Sand
hills, though there are several
large Negro-sponsored organiza
tions in other parts of the state.
Those present represented West
Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Jack
son Hamlet and other communi
Guests included civic and re
ligious leaders and representa
tives of each of the older AA
groups in this area.
Interested persons are invited
to attend future meetings which
will bo held at Horton's Funeral
Chapel in West Southern Pines
every Thursday at 8 p. m.
Begins Work Here
Mrs. Maria Zoila Henriquez de
Rauda, 23-year-old teacher from
El Salvador, arrived in Southern
Pines Friday and began her work
in the East Southern Pines schools
Coming to the United States
through a teacher exchange pro
gram administered by the federal
government, she was assigned to
Southern Pines through the State
Board of Education. She is work
ing in both elementary and high
schools, teaching social studies
A reception was given by the
faculty for Mrs. de Rauda at the
school this (Thursday) afternoon.
PTA Won't Meet
Tliere will be no January meet
ing of the East Southern Pines
Parent- Teacher Association, Mrs.
J. S. Hiatt, Jr., president, an
nounced this week.
Scheduled for Monday night,
the meeting was cancelled be
cause of snow and ioe. It will not
be rescheduled in January.
Next meeting of the group will
be Monday, February 10, if the
regular "second Monday" sched
ule is followed.
Si. Andrews Group To
Give Program Jan. 28
Member* of the Music and Art
Departments of St. Andrews Pres
byterian College, Laurinburg, will
present a program "Shall This
Pass?" at the meeting of the
Moore County Historical Associa
tion. to be held Tuesday, January
28, at 8 p m. in the convention
hall of the Mid Pine* Club.