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VOL. 44 No. 15 EIGHTEEN PAGES SOUTHERN PINES. N. C? THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1964 EIGHTEEN PAGES PRICE: JO CENTS
Holes- In -One
were made by two gojfeis at
Pinehurst recently. For the
story and photos, turn to page 10.
in joining the Peace Corps? An
item tocifiy tells about where to
take e::3Minations. See pap,e 13.
MOOSE HOME DEDICATED? Leading
figures in Monday night's dedication of the
now home of Southern Pines Lodge 1817, Loyal
Order ol Moose, on Clark St., are pictured here.
Shaking hands, in center front, are Past Su
preme Governor Ralph Villani of Newark, N.
J. (right) who came here to conduct the dedi
cation ceremony, and Jack Barron, past gover
nor of the local lodge and chairman of the
building committee. At left is Jack Garty,
governor of the lodge. James Hugh, represent
ing a large class of membership candidates who
were inducted, stand's at right. In the back
ground, center, is District President Willard
L. (Doc) Archer of Sanford. The public will
have an opportunity to inspect the new Moose
home in an Open House event which will be
announced. (Humphrey photo)
Young Men Killed |
Wrecks, Hits Trees;
Two young men of the Mur
doeksville community were kill
ed Saturday afternoon when the
motorcycle on which both were
riding went out of control on a
curve and smashed into some
trees, on the rosd from Murdocks
ville into Pinehurst
State Trooper W. R. Austin said
John Woodson Hussoy, Jr.. and
Elbert Lymon Faircloth, Jr., both
22 years old. were thrown from
Hussey's motorcycle and were in
stantly killed about 1:05 p. m.
Both were single, living at
home, and had been friends and
neighbors since childhood. Hussey
was employed by the Pinehurst
A & P store, but had been on tem
porary transfer recently to the
Southern Pines store. Faircloth
was employed by the Norfolk
Southern Railroad at its Pine
Hussey graduated in 1959 from
Pinehurst High school, which
Faircloth had left on completing
the 10th grade the year before, to
serve a hitch in the US Navy.
Hussey was a member of the
high school glee club for two
years, and drove a school bus
when in the 11th grade. He was
an active member of the Beulah
Hill Baptist Church and Sunday
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Robbery At Store
Two Thomasville men, Clarence
Housand, 22, and Paul Daniels,
18, who were returned to Moore
County by sheriffs officers from
Crescent Beach, S. C., Monday
night, face a hearing on armed
robbery charges in Moore Coun
ty Recorder's Court at Carthage
Housand was charged addition
ally with assault with deadly
weapon. Both the men remain in
the county jail at Carthage.
The charges arose from the rob
bery at gunpoint of $480.29 from
the W. T. Lewis store and service
station at Eagle Springs Sunday
evening which Chief Deputy
Sheriff H. H. Grimm said the
pair admitted, while claiming
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M&>dmiun and minimum tem
peratures for each day of the past
week were recorded as follows at
the U. S. Weather Bureau obser
vation station at the W E E B
studios on Midland Road.
February 20 . 4R 30
February 21 43 29
February 22 47 19
February 23 43 20
February 24 52 22
February 25 42 34
February 28 55 M3
NEW DIRECTORIES P
BEING SENT OUT
New telephone directories
for Southern Pines, Pinehurst,
Carthage, Vass and Robbins ]
are now being sent out by
mail, according to Jo* Kim
ball. district manager of the
United Telephone Company
of the Carolina*. Inc. One
directory is provided for each
telephone in service.
Telephone Company of
ficials advised all subscribers
to discard their old bocks,
effective March 1. "Many
numbers have been changed'
in the area, therefore please
check youi new directory be
fore placing calls on and after
March 1, 1964." Kimball said.
MOOHE WILDLIFE CLUB'S
MEETING DATE CHANGED
The Moore County Wildlife
Club's meeting for March will be
I held on the second Tuesday eve
ing of the month, March 10,
rather than cn the customary first
Tuesday, it was announced this
week. The dinner meeting is set
for 7 p. m. at the Southern Pines
Country Club. The program will
Three high school students from ?
a three-county area will compete ?
tonight (Thursday) at 8 p. m., in
the Aberdeen school auditorium, <
in the District American Legion
Oratorical Contest. The public is (
invited. Details on page IS.
leaver Named To
V ice Presidency
By UNC Trustees
Fred Weaver of Chapel Hill,
Sandhills native who has had a
listinguished career in education,
in March 1 will become one of
wo new vice presidents of the
:onisli<?.iSad University c f North
By action of the University
ruftees on Monday, he was pro
noted to become vice president
)f administration. For the past
hree years he has been secretary
>f the Consolidated University
ind has also served as director of
he Summer Session.
In his new post, Weaver in ef
fect succeeds the late W. D. "Bil
y" Carmichael, through Carmi
:hael's old title of vice-president
ind finance officer has been done
iway with, and his duties have
seen divided and reassigned.
The promotion climaxes a ca
reer in University administration
which began almost as soon as
Weaver graduated at Carolina in
1937. He became assistant dean of
nen the following year.
He served one year (1941) as
American vice-consul at Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil, and during World
War 2 was a Navy Pilot, flying in
:he Ferry Command.
After the war he returned to
Chapel Hill as dean of students,
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CANDIDATE S WIFE, OTHERS SPEAK
Democratic Women Meet Mrs. Prever
Mrs. Emily Preyer of Greens
boro, wife of the Democratic can
didate for Governor, Richardson
Preyer, was guest of honor here
today at a luncheon attended by
about ISO women from through- ??
out Moore County.
The event at the Southern Pines i
Country Club also honored Mrs. ;
C. Cordon Mnddrcy of Raleigh i
and Ahoskie, Stat? women's man
ager for the candidate's campaign,
and Mrs. Helen Wlurdlaw of Char
lotte. 8th Congrensinnnl District
member of the State Women's ;
Committee for Preyer.
All three spoke briefly.
Mrs. Pat Rainey of Southern
Pines, women's chairman on the
Moore County Preyer Committee,
arranged the luncheon, assisted
by Democratic women serving as
community chairmen throughout
Mrs. Preyer is u member of the
State Dem'Kiratic Executive Com
mittee and of the board of trus
tee* of the Consolidated Universi
ty. Mrs. Maddrey is a former
president of the Baptist Woman's
Missionary Union of North Caro
lina and of the N. C. Federation
of Women's Clubs.
DH. STONE SAYS:
With Area s Help,
New College Can
Be Made 'Great'
Speaking to a joint meeting of
members of the Moore County
Historical Association and the
Sandhills Tennis Association
Tuesday night, Dr. Raymond A
Stone, president of the Moore
County Community College that
is now in its planning stages, said
that he wants the college to make
history for this area, not only to
reflect the area's history.
The speaker was introduced by
Mrs. James Boyd to an audience
of a couple dozen persons who
were not deterred, as many others
had been, by Tuesday evening's
light snowfall and threatening
weather Mrs. Albert Tufts, sec
ond vice president of the His
torical Association, presided. C.
A. McLaughlin, president of the
Tennis Association, deferred that
group's formal meeting to a later
date, because of small attendance
and absence of members in charge
of certain projects.
Citing this area's long-standing
interest in education, as exempli
fied by the Scots settlers and
such outstanding individuals as
Walter Hines Page ? whom he
called the "forerunner of the edu
cational renaissance in North
Carolina"? Dr. Stone said that the
college preparatory program of
the new college will be geared to
standards equivalent to any found
anywhere; that the trade and
technical courses will be deter
mined by the needs of the area;
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12 Applying For
Twolve applicants, the largest
number ever, have indicated their
desire for a nursing career by
making application to the Sandhill
Veterans Association for scholar
ships which are to be awarded
this year. The number of scnolar
ships to be given depends on the
amount contributed in a fund
drive now going on.
At a meeting of the applicants
Monday afternoon in the County
Board of Education offices at Car
thage W. Ward Hill, president of
the Association and Duncan L.
McGoogan, this year's fund drive
chairman, outlined the procedure
the girls are to follow.
Six schools were represented by
From Southern Pines, Sandi
Foushee, Brenda Marshall, Rober
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Repairs Start On
Work began this week on tear
ing down and rebuilding, at an
estimated cost of up to $5,000, a
complete corner section of the
new Aberdeen Savings and Loan
The brick walls were cracked
and knocked out of line when the
corner of the structure was st; uck
last Thursday morning by a ca
reening automobile involved in a
collision near the coiner of Nc.
1 highway and Knight St., in
Aberdeen, where the building is
Edward F. Horton of Rockville,
Conn., driver of the car, wa3 re
covering in Moore Memorial Hos
pital this week from injuries that
included several broken ribs.
J. C. Kobbins, proprietor of
Burney Hardware Co., Aberdeen,
was elected first vice president of
the Hardware Association of tho
Carolinas at the Association's an
nual Show and Convention In
Charlotte, Tuesday through
Thursday of last week.
Mr. Robbins had previously
been second vice president. The
election puts him in line for the
group's presidency next year.
T.ast week's meeting was the
j')t h annual convention of the
Hardware Association. Mr. Rob
bins continues as a member of
tho eight-member board of di
ractors ? four from North Caro
lina and four from South Caro
i Entries, Spectators Expected To
Top Record At Stoneybrook Races
Folksingers To Perform Here Friday
Here are the "Tripjacks," a New England group of folksingers
who will perform in Weaver Auditorium Frid'ay at 8:30 p.m, in
an appearance sponsored by the Sandhills Music Association.
The members of the trio are Phil Miller and Len Phillips, both
Harvard graduates, and Harry Mitchell of Boston University.
American and international songs of widely ranging subject
matter and musical appeal are on Friday night's program.
Tickets may be obtained in advance at Barnum Realty and
Insurance Co. or at the door.
I Harrington In
James E. Harrington, Jr. of
Pinehurst was elected Eighth
Congressional District chairman
at the district Republican conven
tion held Saturday afternoon at
the Union County courthouse at
He was also elected one of the
two official delegates to the Re
publican national convention next
July at San Francisco.
A former Moore County GOP
chairman, he is secretary-treasur
er of Pinehurst Inc.
As district chaiiman, Harring
ton succeeded another Moore
County man, Coy Lewis Jr., of
C. C. Thompson of Pinebluff
was elected Presidential elector
from the district.
Wallace O'Neal of Pinehurst,
Moore County chairman, headed
the county's delegation of 24
To State Convention
A larger contingent from Moore
is expected to attend the North
Carolina Republican Convention
to be held at Greensboro Friday
Sen. Barry Goidwater of Ari
zona, a candidate for the GOP
Presidential nomination, will ad
dress the convention in the Coli
seum at noon, Saturday.
Three Local Bovs
Three teen-age local boys were
arrested Wednesday and charged
with several break-ins around
town, Police Chief Earl S. Sea
well said today.
Scheduled to appear lor hear
ings on breaking and entering
and larceny charges, in next Wed
nesday's session of Southern
Pines Recorder's Court are Rich
ard Wilson, 17, of 164 W. Penn
sylvania Ave., and Jerry Absher,
16. of the 400 block of W. New
A 15-year old boy, who will be
16 next month, will be taken be
fore Juvenile Judge C. C. Ken
nedy of Carthage for a hearing.
Because he is a juvenile (under
16), his name cannot be released.
Wilson and the juvenile were
held in jail and released' on bond
today. Absher's bond was made
soon after his arrest and he was
not put in jail.
Four warrants for breaking and
entering and larceny, and one for
larceny, were drawn against Wil
ron, covering break-ins at the
Southern Fines Library, the
Country Book Shop, The Pilot of
fice and East Southern Pines
High School. The larceny charge
covers theft of a package of drugs
and medicines, which were found
at Wilson's home, from the street
in front of the Broad Street Phar
macy last January.
Absher, facing one charge of
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*??c taigcai' .i\_ o oiiu
the largest spectator attendance
in the history of the Stoneybrook
Steeplechase Race Meet were
forecast this week tor the 37th
running of the event here on
Saturday, April 11.
Donald D. Kennedy of Southern
Pines, chairman of the Stoney
brook Hunt Racing Association,
said that the Association has
again rented office space in the
Resort Realty Building on W.
New Hampshire Ave. and that
committees for the race meet are
He quoted M G. (Mickey)
Walsh, founder of the event and
proprietor of the nationally
known training farm on which
the track is located, on the record
number of horses expected.
Mr. Kennedy this week was to
confer with top Fort Bragg of
ficers in the hope, he said, that
the 82nd Airborne Division there
will again send its band, drili
team, honor guard and display
of 50 state flags to add color and
entertainment tc the race meet
as in former years.
A new event is in prospect for
the weekend of the races, the
chairman revealed: a "steeple
chase dinner dance" to be held'
in the Dobbs House ballroom and
restaurant at Whispering Pines
Motor Lodge on No. 1 highway,
north, Friday night, April 10.
Also, Mr. Kennedy noted, many
Sandhills residents plan to en
tertain out-of-town guests over
the race weekend'.
BY JOEL STUTTS
a ne luc xviii&iiva Of SvUthcn:
Pines High School ? second-rank
ing boys team in the conference
? meet the Aberdeen Red Devils
tonight (Thursday) at F.obbins in
one of the four semi-finals con
tests that precede the champion
ship contests Saturday night.
The first of three contests
scheduled for tonight, the South
ern Piries-Aberdeen clash is set
for 6:30 p.m.
Also scheduled to play tonight
in semi-finals gftmes are Pine
hurst and Vass-Lakeview girls at
7:30; and Pinehurst and West
moore boys at 8:30.
One semi-finals contest was
run off Wednesday night, in
which West End girls were beaten
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Moore County high school
basketball players making the
All-County teams, as selected at
a coaches' meeting held last
week in Carthage, are:
Wiley Barrett, Don Vest, Bill
McDonald, Pinehurst; Robert Mc
Crimmon, Frances Warren, Sou
thern Pines: Wayne Lewis, Aber
deen; .Terry Hall. Vass-Lakeview;
Glen Caviness, High Falls; Don
Wood, Cameron; Bryon Hill, Car
Judy Myrick, Carolyn Stutts;
Carthago; Joyce Jones, Jean
Jones, Vass-Lakeview; Geraldine
Garner, Frances Pusser, Sharon
Richardson, West End; Gail Lea,
Patsy Hunt, Jackie Horner, Pine
hurst; Alice Bibey, Farm Life;
Shirley Ann Maness, Robbins.
PLANNING SEAL DRIVE? This group met
recently to plan the 1964 Easter Seal cam
paign of the Moore County Chapter, N C.
Society for Crippled Children and Adults, to
start early in March. Left to right, Don Moore,
Southern Pine* chairman; Mark Liddeli, Moor?
County chairman; Bill Sumutls, treasurer; Dr.
H. A. Peck, medical advisor; Mrs. Oraham Cul
breth, vice chairmnn and service chain nun; arid
Samuel C. Harrison, secretary and publicity
chairman. Other community chairmen announc
ed this week: Mrs. Edr.a Donftthnn, Aberdeen;
Mrs. Wilbur Currie, Carthage; Mrs Boy Wil
liams, Eagle Springs; Mrs. K. C. Blake, Jackson
Springs; Mrs. Alton Matthews, I^keview; Mrs
Dorothy Dutton, Niagara; Mrs. J. D. Mangum,
Pinebluff; Mrs. CharJee Cameron, Vsss, *nd
Keith Wedlock, Pinehuist. (Humphrey photo)