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VOL.? 44 No. 22 TWENTY-SIX PACES
SOUTHERN PINES, N. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1964
PRICE: 10 CENTS
"Qaefcii of the Sandhills," chosen
from 21 contestants, Is pictured
with runncts-up. Page 8
speeches by Senator Fulbright
and Ambassador Stevenson are
discussed editorially. Page 2.
Work To Start On
Mill Creek Area
Organizers of a new residential
development near Southern Fines
say that work is expected to start
at the area within the next two
Plans of the Mill Creek Devel
opment Co. cail for construction
of a lake of about 40 acres, and
about 75 building lots of an acre
or larger, on a 150-acre tract east
of N. C. 22 (Southern Pines-Car
thage road), back of the town
water purification plant.
The tract is crossed by Mill
Creek, the stream that runs near
the water plant. It adjoins Camp
Easier in the Pines. First work
to be done will be clearing and
dam construction on Mill Creek,
in preparation for the lake it was
The developers plan to sell lots,
but not themseives to engage in
construction of houses.
Officers of the company, all of
Southern Pines, are Joseph M.
Robinson, Jr., president; Dr. E. M.
Sipple, vice president; Dr. R. J.
Dougherty, secretary; and Lee K.
Don Bradley of Southern Pines
is serving as planning engineer.
MAYOH PRO TEM? Fred J
B. Pollard of 205 Highland ?
Road, who has been a mem- c
ber of the town council since
August, 1961. was elected
mayor pro tem by other mem
bers of the council, at the
regular meeting of that
group Tuesday night. The
former mayor pro tem, Nor
ris L. Hodgkins, Jr., recent
ly was elected mayor, after
resignation of Mayor W.
Morris Johnson to become
postmaster here. Harry H.
Fethick, elected to fill the
council vacancy, was offici
ally sworn in at a special
meeting Thursday night of
last week. Mr. Pollard is an
executive with the Amero
tron Division of IJeering
Milliken, at Aberdeen.
Maximum and 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 E E B
studios on Midland Road.
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Winning Brannagh Leads Field In Sandhills Cup Saturday
Showing the long lead he maintained throughout the featured
Sandhills Cup event at Saturday's Stoneybrook Hunt Race
Meeting is Brannagh, the winner (far right), while other en
tries approach or clear the timber hurdle at left. Thousands of
spectators watch from rail-side and the parking area in far
background ? evidence of the huge attendance at this annual
afternoon of racing here. Emerson Humphrey, local professional
photographer, caught this action-filled, panoramic view of the
Stonevbrook course from atop a trailer on high ground near
the stables. The judges' stand is behind the bus in right center.
Cars and spectators seenri completely to blanket the big, sloping
parking area at top of photo. Seldom has any one picture so
fully captured th< appealing excitement, informality, and im
pressiveness of a race day at Stoneybrook.
Brannagh, a long-legged eighl
, -ear-old running his first rece
>ver timber, won the Sandhills
;up at the Stoneybrook Hunt
lace Meeting here Saturday.
Taking the iead early in the
;rueling run of about three miles
>ver 19 jumps, the big bay horse,
?kiden by Tommy Walsh, held it
ill the way, sometimes as far as
;0 lengths ahead of his nearest
onterider. It was the sixth Sand
tills Cup winner ridden by the
ocal rider, nephew of Mr. and
?lis. M. G. Walsh, on whose
stoneybrook Form the steeple
hase course is located.
One horse, Playalot, trailing the
ield of five, fell about the 12th
ump, leaving only four streaking
iround the bend ? Brannagh,
iwned by Mrs Lawrence W.
Cnapp, Jr., of Ligonie., Pa., far
ihead, followed by Flint Fire,
urprise winner of the Carolina
:up at Camden two weeks earlier,
Jlue Parrot and Blenbell, see
(Contmued on Page 8)
RECORD CROWD AT
16TH GARDEN TOUR
Over COO, a record crowd
taking advantage of sunny,
spring weather. Wednesday
flocked to the Sandhill* for
the 16th annual House and
Garden Tour, The unusually
large attendance of people
from over the stale was a
"real shot in the arm" for the
sponsoring Southern Pines
Garden Club, said tour publi
city chairman, Mrs. Voit Gil
more. Tour co-chairmen were
Mrs. James S. MiLliken and
Mrs. Tiennison K. Bullens.
Mu. H. M. McMillan heads
the Garden Club. Luncheons
served visitors by hostesses
at the Shaw House numbered
over 400. i
MANY TOP GOLFERS ENTERED
62nd North & South Women's Tourney
To Be Played Next Week, Pinehurst
The 62nd North and South In- 1
vitational Golf Championship for
Women gets underway Monday,
April 20, when top women ama
teurs tee-off on Pinehurst Coun
try Club's No. 2 championship
Special invitations have gone
out to n list of players who are
exempt from qualifying. They are:
North and South Champions of
the last ten years; winners of first
round matches In the last three
North & South Championships;
quarter-finalists in the last, two
USGA Championships; 19C2 Cur
lit Cup Team players; and semi
finalists in certain major events
of the current winter season.
A'l other invited players must
compete in the preliminary quali- I
fying round Friday, April 17, be
fore the first round of match play
Strong contender for this year's
If & S title is former Louisiana
State Amateur champ Barbara
fay Whit* of Shrevoport, La.
Winner of the Harder-Hall Invita
tional, the Women's Golf Cham
lionships at Ormond Beach, St.
\ugustine, and Palm Beach, she
was runner-up with Julia Hull in
the Women's International 4-Ball
rournament. at Hollywood, Fla.
Back for another try at the title
will be 1958 N - S winner Mrs.
Phillip J. Cudone, West Caldwell,
tf. J . who teamed with Bill
Hyndman to win the National
Mixed Foursome 2-Ball Cham
.innship at Miami; and reached
the mmi-finals with Marge Burns
in the Women'? International 4
PiaU at Hollywood, Fla.
Also returning are former
Curtis Cup player Phyllis "Tiab"
Pmijn, cf Pompano Beach, Fla.,
i-unner-up in the Harder HnU
(Continued on Page 8)
PRESENTATION? Mrs. Lawrence W. Knapp,
Jr., center, receives from Dwight W. Winkel
man the Sandhills Cup as owner of the win
ning Brannagh in the featured event of the
Stoneybrook Hunt Race meeting here Saturday.
Mrs. Winkelman is at right and Mr. Knapp at
extreme left, next to Donald D. Kennedy,
chairman of the Stoneybrook Hunt Racing As
sociation's executive committee. Mr. and Mrs.
Winkelman are donors of the cup which is re
tained by the Association unless won three
times by the same owner. Mrs. Winkelman
holds the smaller, permanent trophy also pre
sented to the winner owner.
Dies In Shooting;
2 Men Arrested
A 44-year-old Negro was shot
to dteath here Monday night and
police have charged two men
Police Chief Earl Seawell said
that Bobby McNair, 28, and
Abraham Mincer, 22, are being
held without bond on the charge
of killing Shelly Griffin. All ad
dresses are West Southern Pines.
Moore County Coroner W K
Carpenter of Pinebluff ruled the
death a murder. An autopsy was
held and Carpenter said he
deemed no inquest necessary.
Seawell said McNair had ad
mitted firing the fatal shot with
a .22 automatic pistol outside
Pugh's Grill in West Southern
Pines about 8:30 p.m.
The chief quoted McNair as |
saying he didn't know there were
"real bullets" in the pistol. After j
the shooting, he and Robert 1
Dockery rushed Griffin tc St. j
St. Joseph's Hospital, where he
was found' to be dead on arrival.
McNair was arrested at the hos
pital and police apprehended Min
Carpenter said the bullet en
tered the chest at the right and
crossed to the left, piercing the
Chief Seawell said the investi
(Continued on Page 8)
Smashing Gail, Mrs. Magruder
Dent's race horse pictured In last
week's Pilot, has not "earned over
$700,000? more money than nny
iivingr filly," as stated by The
Pilot. This designation belongs to
Cicada which ran second to
Smashing Gail in the Columbiana
Handicap at Hialeah, In Florida,
in 1962. The Pilot regrets the
error which was made through a
Raeford Attorney, |
C. A. Hostetler,
Out For Senate
Charles A. Hostetler, Uaeford
attorney, has announced today
he will be a candidate for the
Stale Senate in the May 30 De
He is seeking the nomination
for one of the two seats allotted
to the five-County 18th Senator
ial District, composed of Hoke,
Lee, Moore, Harnett and Ran
Hosteller, 39, is a former mem
ber of the House of Representa
tives. He served in the sessions
of 1957 and 1?59.
From 1952 to J 955, he was As
sistant Insurance Commissioner
and during the 1959 Genera!
Assembly was Chairman of the
Insurance Committee of the
"It is my earnest desire to
serve the people of the 18th Sen
atorial District as one of their
(Continued on Page 8)
File For Offices;
Four Republicans filed: Tues
day for county offices, but none
are contesting any of the others,
so unless there are unexpected
developments there will be no
The filing deadline for all
county offices is noon, Friday
Robert S. Ewing of Southern
Pines, who publishes a newspaper
in Carthage and has a printing
business in Pinehurst, filed for
the House of Representatives. He
is resigning his membership on
the State Board of Elections.
Filing for county commissioner
from District 2 was Robert E.
(Bob) Holden of Robbins, mana
ger of the Randolph Telephone
Seeking the District 4 com
missioner seat is J. Kimball
Watson, a Southern Pines in
surance agent. He is married to
the former Carolyn Chester of
Dr. Charles A. Speas Phillips,
a physician of Southern Pines,
(Continued on Page 8)
Brown Moves Offices
To McKenrie Building
W Lamont Brown, local at
torney, on Wednesday moved his
law offices from the Graves
Building on E. Pennsylvania Ave.,
to the McKenrie Building on W.
New Hampshire Ave.
The new location, comprising
three rtertis at the rear of the
building, wfta iormerly occupied
by Garland McPhenort Sr. Co.,
certified public accountants.
The McPherson firm is now lo
cated in the One 7(5 N. W. Broad
Street Building, cornrr of W. New
Hampshire and N. W. Broad St.
Second Round of Polio
Vaccine Will Be Given
Count v-wide on Sunday
The second of throe Sabin oral
polio vaccine ""feedings" will take
place Sunday, April 19, tlirough
out Moore County, from 2 to 5
Like last month, the admini- j
stration of this second dose of
vaccine, for Type III polio, will
be given at the cafeterias ox the
same eight schools. The same
'"crews" that manned the sta
tions will also be on hand again.
The school cafeteria locations
are: Southern Pines, Pinehurst.
Aberdeen( Vass - Lakeview, Car
thage, West End, Eagle Springs
and Robbins. Robert S. Ewing of
Big Future For
Gene Sarazen, a leading figure
in the world of golf for several
decades, spent a few days in the
Sandhills this week.
Staying at the Howard Johnson
Motor Lodge, he played at the
Country Club of North Carolina
Wednesday and had high praise
for the sporty new course there.
He said he thinks the entire Sand
hills area has a great future as a
Mr. Sarazen was to meet some
business assaciates here today and
go on soon to Camden, S. C. He
calls a farm at Gormantown, N.
Y., home but said he hasn't been
able to spend much time there in
the past three years, because of
his commitments with the Shell
world-wide golf television show.
He recalled playing in tourna
ments at Pinehurst in past years.
Proposals by the Town of Aber
deen and by the Highland Trails
development, out E. Indiana Ave.
extension, to purchase water
from the Town of Southern Pines,
are being considered by the
town council, with advice of L.
E. Wooten St Co., consulting en
The Aberdeen proposal was the
subject for an engineering re
port, received at a special meet
ing last Thursday night. The
Highland Trails request was dis
cussed at Tuesday's regular
meeting this week and Manager
F. F. Kainey was authorized to
make proposals and conduct ne
Considerable further study of
the Aberdeen proposal will have
to be made, the council agreed.
The requested service would
supply water to that community
only on a when-needed basis.
Southern Pines is general chair
man for the program.
All who received the first dose
last month are asked to bring
their cards with them Sunday.
However, if for some reason a
card is lost, a new one will be
Officials of the program point
out that if you received the first
dose of the Sobin vaccine in
March it is important that you
get the second dose as each is
for a different type of polio virus
and to be fully protected against
the threat of polio, all three of
the vaccines should be taken.
Last month when the first of
the three doses was administer
ed a total of 25,000 Moore Coun
ty people availed themselves of
the opportunity. Sponsors of the
mass program, the Moore County
Medical Association and Moore
County Commissioners, were
highly pleased with the response
and they are hoping that this
Sunday the turnout will be
equally as good or better.
The vaccine is an odorless,
tasteless liquid, three drops of
which are placed on a sugar cube
to be eaten.
Administration of the vaccine
for type II polio will take place
As before, a nonation of 25
cents will asked for each dose.
However, officials said, if you
do not have the donation you will
receive the vaccine as no one
will be turned away for lack of
To Bi-Racial Group
Mayor Norris L. Hodgkins, Jr.
has named Lee K. Smithson to
the Southern Pines Good Neigh
bor Council, filling a vacancy
caused by resignation of Robert
M. Cushman who moved from
Dr. Julian Lake, pastor of
Brownson Memorial Presbyterian
Church, is chairman of the bi
racial council which was named
last year to consider Negro griev
ances and promote inter-racial
Mr. Smithson is president of
Smithson of Southern Pines, Inc.,
a company with a plant for print
ing and quilting textiles, largely
for the furniture industry, on No.
1 Highway parkway, north. Mar
ried, with five children, he is a
member of the Advisory Council
of St. Joseph's Hospital.
A schedule for the final week of
county rabies vaccination clinics
for dogs, which will end Satur
day of next week, April 25, ap
pears elsewhere in today's Pilot.
The law requires that all dogs
must be vaccinated.
SPONSORED BY SANDHILLS KIWANIS
Junior Builders Cup Award, Picquet
Music Festival Scheduled Friday
Two events for young people
of Moore County, sponsored an
nually by the Sandhills Klwanis
Club, will be combined Friday,
April 17, when the club's Junior
Builders Cup will be awarded to
the county's outstanding high
school senior during a program
in which glee clubs from six high
schools will take part in the Pec
quet Music Festival.
The double event will take
place in the Aberdeen school
auditorium, starting at 8:15 p. m.
The public is invited.
Dr. Arnold E. Hoffman of Ra
leigh, State supervisor of music,
will direct the Picquet Mu3ic Fes
tival in which the Aberdeen,
Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Cam
eron, West End and Vass-Lake
view glee clubs will sing. Mrs.
Clement Williams, director of
music for the Pinehurst schools,
is chairman of the 1964 Festival
and will be accompanist.
Richard T. Mitchell of South
ern Pines, chairman of the Junior
Builders Cup ptogram, said this
week that each of 11 high schools
in the county hr.d been asked to
select its outstanding senior stu
dent, boy or girl, as its Cup can
Nominees were chosen by nine
schools ? all except Highfalls and
Farm Life. They are: Ju'it. Mc
Millan, Southern Pines; Bet*y
Jane Grier, Pinehurst; Tommy
Thompson, Aberdeen; Judith
Anne Myrick, Carthage; Ann
Crockett, Vass-Lakeview; Judy
Williams, West End; Gayle Stutts,
Elise High School, Robbins; Judy
Brown, Westmoore; and Ray
These students attended the
Kiwariis luncheon meeting at
Holiday Inn Wednesday and were
interviewed individually by
the club's Junior Builders Cup
commtitee, after the meeting.
Presentation of the award to
the student chosen ? on the basis
of the interviews and of previous
continued on Page 8)
Cavinesa Is Named
To Moore Committee
W. Glenn Caviness of Aberdeen
has been named to assist Herman
H. Grimm of Carthage in manag
ing Dan K. Moore's campaign in
this county for the Democratic
nomination for Governor.
Caviness, who is a partner and
manager in a new hardware busi
ess (see another story in today's
Pilot) served with Judge Moore
in the XJ. S. Army in World War
II, the announcement stated.
The Aberdeen man was former
Iv office administrator at the A
& M Xaragheusian plant, Aber