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of the lato Gen. George C.
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noon. Photo, page 8.
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VOL.? 44 No. 24 THIRTY PAGES
SOUTHERN PINES, N. C., THURSDAY , APRIL 30, 1964
PRICE: 1C CENTS
Preyer Has Day
1 O D
Towns Of County
Despite April showers and
cloudy skies, Richardson Preyer
was enthusiastically welcomed as
he toured Moore County Saturday
in the interest of his campaign
for the Democratic nomination
At Southern Pines, Cameron,
Carthage, Eagle Springs. Jackson I
Springs and West End, he found
good turnouts and friendly greet
ings. At Cameron, Eagle Springs I
and Jackson Springs the Preyer
supporters produced refreshments i
Accompanying Judge Preyer on !
the tour were Nolley Jackson
of Southern Pines, at the wheel;
M. G. Boyette of Carthage,
Moore County campaign manager;
Mrs. Pat Rainey of Southern
Pines, county co-manager for the
ladies; and W. C. Harris of Pine
hurst. Preyer's brother-in-law.
At Southern Pines where the
former State and federal judge
made a brief address at the
town hall, he helped open a local
headquarters ? a trailer stationed
on the 200 block of S.W. Broad
St. Local "Ladies for Preyer," re
presented at the opening by Mrs.
Rainey and Mrs. Louise Johnson,
will staff the headquarters during
the rest of the primary campaign.
Flying from Greensborc\ his
home city, the candidate was de
layed in starting his already -
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Miss Frye To Be At
Preyer Trailer Daily
Miss J2anne Frye of Pinehurst
went on duty this (Thursday)
morning as a regular worker at
the local trailer headquarters of
the Richardson Preyer guberna
torial campaign, on S.W. Broad
She will continue on duty there
until the May 30 primary to greet
the public and give out brochures,
bumper stickers, pins and other
campaign material on behalf of
Preyer, Democratic candidate in
Her hours will be 9 to 11 a. m.
and 2 to 5 p. m., six days per
Volunteer workers at the trail
er will still be welcome, it was
Man Killed When
Car, Truck Crash;
Tillet Leo Maness, 20, of Cm -
thage. Route 1, was instantly kill
ed about 11 a.m. Monday when
his car was in a head-on collision
with a five-ton poultry truck on
the Highfalls-Robbins Road, about
two miles north ot Robbins.
State Trooper Ray Wicker said
the collision occurred in a por
tion of the roadway set apart
by signs reading "One-Way Traf
fic ? Caution ? 35 MPH." A road
machine >vas working on one
lane, while traffic was running
on the other in a light drizzle of
Wicker csid M?ness's C2** hsd
passed the road machine by
some 180 feet, heading south to
ward Robbins, when the truck
driven by Wiley Robert Reynolds,
46, of Highfalls came around a
bend in the road', going toward
Reynolds, who was only slight
ly hurt, told the patrolman he
hit his brake and skidded on the
wet road jnto thn front of Ma
ness's car. Maness was pinned in
side his 1955 Ford which was
demolished. The truck full of
empty poultry crates, was heav
Moore County Coroner W. K.
Carpenter of Pinebluff, finding
that Maness died of a broken
neck ana' other injuries, recom
mended that Reynolds be held
for grand jury action. Wicker
said manslaughter charges would
Maness, married and the father
of two young children, was em
ployed by the Carthage Fabrics
Corporation Plant at Carthage.
Reynolds, a substantial farmer
and businessman of the area, is
the son of L. R. Reynolds, chair
man of the Moore County Com
Collections Of j
Blood collections in Moore
County's continuing program
will take ilace at Pinehurst on
Monday ii.d at Aberdeen on
Tuesday, Chairman Jack Hauser
of Southern Pines reminds the
The Pinehurst stop of a blood
mobile from the Red Cross Cen
ter at Charlotte will be at the
high school gym, from noon to
At Aberdeen, the collection
point will be the First Baptist
Church, from 8 am. to 1:30 p.m.
Collections at Robbir.s and
Vass this week brought 74 pints
at Robbins and 77 at Vass, less
than the assigned quotas in each
Blood collected in the program
supplies patients at both the
county's hospitals without cost,
except for a small handling
TISH PREUSS WINS? Miss Phyllis (Tish) Preuss (left) of
Pomnano Beach, Fla., receives her winner's trophy in the 62nd
annual North and South Golf Championship for Women at the
Pinehurst Country Club Friday, from Alvie J. Claxton, club
president. At right is the runner-up, Mrs. George Trainor of
Rochester, N. Y., who was defeated by Miss Preuss 7 & 6 in
the rinuli ii,uUh. It the ?vvinr.sr'D seventh try the North
South title; she had reached the finals last year.
36-HOLE FINALS SET SATURDAY
Patton Zips Thru 4 N & S Rounds
Billy Joe Patton of Morganton,
a familiar figure at Pinehursl and
an old hand at mastering the No.
2 championship course, zipped
through the first four rounds of
the 64th North and South In
vitational Golf Championship
there this week.
Through Wednesday, when he
resistered two wins, he had not
had to play beyond the 15th hole
in the match play event. Patton
has twice won the tourney in
The Morganton golfer was to
face tough competition today
Frank Strafaci of Miami, Fla.,
the North and South winner in
1938-39. Results were to come
too late for the Pilot's press time.
Yesterday Patton beat Moss
Beecroft of Newport News, Va.,
and Ed Kirkland of Orlando. Fla.
Playing also today In the up
per bracket was David Boyd of
Atlanta, against Wayne Jackson
of Hampton, Va., while in the
lower hah" of the draw, Bob Al
len of West Hartford, Conn.,
i faced Dick Siderowf of Westport,
I Conn.; and two Tar Heels tan
i ?led, Pat Foy Erady of Reidsville
and Dale Morey of High Point.
Yesterday (Wednesday), five of
it he 24 matcher went extra holes
and six went to the 18th.
The fourth round was run off
Wednesday afternoon, to speed
up progress, permitting quarter
finals today, semi-finals Friday
and the 36-hole finals match on
Saturday. With good weather,
this is expected to draw a size
able gallery of spectators. There
is no admission charge.
Johnson Praises Gilmore's Service
President Johnson has accepted
"with reluctance" the resignation
of Voit Gilmore of Southern
Pines as the country's first direc
tor of the U. S. Travel Service,
effective April 30.
The locai man is beginning a
campaign for the Democratic
nomination as one of two state
senators in the 18 th District
which includes Moore County.
Praising Mr. Gilmore's leader
ship, the President extended him
best wishes for the future. Full
text of the White House letter
"Dear Mr. Gilmore:
"I accept with reluctance your
resignation as the first Director
of the U. S. Travel Service, ef
fective April 30, 1904.
"Under your leadership the
USTS was not only firmly esta
blished, but achieved a remark
able record in the promotion of
travel to the United States. The
nearly fifty per cent increase in
overseas visitors during the past
two years has contributed signi
ficantly to the nation's economy
and greatly enhanced world-wide
understanding of the United
Slates, our institutions and our
"My best wishes to you in the
No successor to Mr. Gilmore
has been named by the President
BIG DISPLAY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRODUCTS FEATURED
700 NCADA Members , Wives To Attend Convention
Approximately 70(1 automobile
dealers and their wives are ex
pected to attend the 29th Annual
Convention of the North Carolina
Automobile Dealers Association
Retting, underway in Pinehurst on
Sunday, May 3, according to an
announcement by NCADA Execu
tive Secretary Bessie B. Ballen
Joe C. Thomas of Southern
Pines, manager of the Pinehurst
Garage Co., Inc., is the NCADA
director for District 12 which in
cludes this area. Mrs. Thomas is
chairman of the Ladies Commit
tee for the convention.
Serving with Mrs. Thomas on
the Ladies Committee are Mrs.
Glenn Bruton of Candor and four
Aberdeen residents: Mrs. George
D. Martin of Martin Motor Co.,
and three wive.< of Aberdeen auto
dealers, Mrs. Ralph Leach, Mrs.
W. S. Taylor and Mrs. Ben Wicks.
A highlight of the three-day
meeting will be a tremendous
display of articles produced and
manufactured in North Carolina.
These products wlil be exhibited j
from Sunday until Tuesday
morning when they will be
drawn for during the "Breakfast I
Siith Motor Co., Liberty
Extraordinary." There wi'l be
about 150 North Carolina-made
products on display, representing
industries all across the state.
Products from this area in the
exhibit will include a blooming
oidiid plant from Catolina Or
chids, a "candle sampler" from
Carolina Soap & Candle Mak~
ers, a steam-spray-dry iron from
Proctoi -Silex, and a large baking . ii
dish from the Jugtown Pottery. 1 1;
The roster of speakers for the ' C
convention includes top-ranking i ?'
officials in the automobile and , T
finance industries. Addressing the ; c
business sessions will be Allen \V. j S
Merrell, vicc president? civic and iN
governmental affairs, Ford Motor i N
Company; C. Ed Fiandro, Poca- j
tello, Idaho, president of the Na- I S
tional Automobile Dealers Asso- ! P
ciation; James M. O'Mara, Hutch- !
ison, Kansas, NADA Secretary;
ir. Charls E. Walker, New York
ity, executive vice president,
merican Bankers Association;
homa? C. Todd, Chevrolet deal
r in Chicago, 111.; and Arthur E,
ummerfiold, Jr., Flint, Mich.,
ADA director for the state of
C. L. MacNelly, publisher of The
aturday Evening Post, and Or.
i'Tce Harris, pistor of the First
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OPEN TO PUBLIC MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Mobile Museum To Visil Pinelmrst
The Mobile Museum of History,
North Carolina's only traveling
museum, will be on display in
front of The Carolina Hotel in
Pinehurst on Monday, Mr.y 4 and
Tuesday, May 5, reports Mrs.
Bessie B. Ballentine, executive
secretary of the North Carolina
Automobile Dealers Association.
The Mobile Museum will bo dis
played in conjunction with the
29th Annual Convention of the
Assoc^ion, which will open at
The museum is free to the pub
lie and will be open from 10:00
a. m. to 5:00 p. m. on Monday,
May 4 and from 10:00 a. m. to 1
p. m. on Tuesday. May 5.
Featuring an exhibition of life
in North Carolina during the first
100 years of the colony, the mu
seum is part of the program of
the State Department of Archives
and History's Museum Division.
The Mobile Museum consists of
a custom-built trailer which is 35
feet long, 8 feet wide and 12 feet,
6 inches high. Fifteen visitors can
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At Theatre Here
In this community's first civil
rights demonstration, about 10
young Negro men and women
repeatedly requested, and were
each time denied, admittance to ?
the main, ground-floor auditori
um of the Sunrise Theatre, Sun
The demonstration lasted a
little more than half an hour and
was ended voluntarily by the Ne
groes who left in the same order
ly manner in which they arrived
and conducted themselves
throughout the occasion.
About 3 p. m., the group ? all
woll-rfrpsspH young people ? lined
up in front of the box office,
where Robert Dutton, local thea
tro manager for the Stewart and
Everett chain with headquarters '
in Charlotte, refused to sell them I
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Omitted from last week's story
of candidates filing was the
name of Paul S. Ward of South
ern Pines, incumbent county sur
veyor who filed for renomination
on the Democratic ticket. He is
opposed by Ben H. Wood of Lake"
view, in the Democratic primary
Also through error in listing
candidates filing before the April
17 deadline, C. C. Thompson of
Pinebluff was reported to be a
candidate for the county board
of commissioners and Republican
challenger of incumbent W. S.
Taylor of Aberdeen. Actually,
Mr. Thompson informs us, he
filed for the county board of ed
ucation, and the Democrat he
will challenge in November is
Jere McKeithen of Aberdeen.
Ernie Boros To Be
In Summer Pro Tour
Ernie Boros, active golf pro at
the Mid Pines Club here, will
make the summer tournament
tour, it was announced this
week, joining his brother Julius,
the U. S. Open champion who
plays out of Mid' Pines white
maintaining his permanent home
In previous summers, Ernie
Boros has worked as a pro in
Canada, playing in a few tourna
ments. He now plans to join the
top pros for the full summer
He has reached an agreement
with a commercial sponsor, it
Registration To Begin
Saturday For Primary
Scheduled On May 30
Registrars and judges for the
May 30 primary were announced
this week by Sam C. Riddle,
chairman of the Moore County
Board of Elections who said,
however, that there may be a
few changes made in the list.
Registration will begin Saturday
of this week, May 2.
Since this is a Republican as well
as a Democratic primary on the
State level (in Moore county, the
only contests are Democratic) Re
SCHOOL BANDS WILL
r>T * v rmn?v MTflHT
riJA Jk 1 1IAVAA
The annual Spring Concert
Cif the East Southern Pines
School Bands will be given in
Wearer Auditorium. Friday,
May 1. at 8 p. m., announces
the director of the bands,
William McAdams of the
The public is invited. The?e
will be no admission charge.
the Kigh School, Junior High,
Intermediate (6th grade) and
Beginning (5th grade) Bands.
The High School Band's
program includes two Bach
selections, along with a varie
ty of semi-classical and popu
Maximum and minimum tem
peratures fur each day of the past
week were recorded as follows at
!he U. S. Weather Bureau obser
vation station at the W E E B
studios on Midland Road.
publican as well as Democratic
judges have been appointed to
serve on the primary date.
The registrars will keep the
books open at the appointed poll
ing places from 9 a. m. till sun
down for three successive Satur
days starting this Saturday. The
fourth Saturday, May 23, will be
Challenge Day, and voting will
take place from 6:30 to 6:30 on
the fifth Saturday.
Persons who ar.o properly reg
istered on the county books in
the precinct where they now re
side need not register again: but
persons in doubt should check,
Registrars, Democratic judges
and Republican judges, in that
order for each of the county's 19
precincts were listed as follows:
ARERDEEN? Mrs. Eva S. Mer
rill, Mrs Grace K. McGill, Mrs.
BENSALEM ? Mrs. Carolyn
Blue, John W. Bo*t, P.-) mi n Pri?t
CAMERON ? Miss Lucille Lov
ing, Mrs. June Talley, Paul Doby.
EAST CARTHAGE? Capt. An
gus M. Brewer, Mrs Lillie F.
Yow, Mrs. Rubv M. Dickerson.
WEST CARTHAGE _ D. Gil
bert Frye, Mrs. Virginia T. Frye,
DEEP RIVER ? Mrs. Charlie
Cheek, E. R. Salmon, J. W. Chil
EUREKA? Mrs. D J. Blue,
Hugh M. McLood, Mrs. Maggie
HIGHFALLS ? W. N. Up
church, Frank A. Maness, B. H.
LITTLE RIVER? E. B. Blue, J.
A. Smith, A. D Wooten.
PINEBLUFF ? Mrs. Madge P.
David, Mrs. Julian Lathan, Mrs.
PINEDENE? Mrs. Mary K. Mc
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2 PHYSICIANS, MENTAL CLINIC MOVING
Pinehurst Medical Center Plans Told
Two Southern Pines physi
cians, Dr. Joseph S. Hiatt, Jr.,
and Dr. H. Maxwell Morrison, Jr.
have new office addresses this
week. Dr. Morrison, opthalmolo
fiist, moved Monday to a suite in
the just-completed Pinehurst
Medical Center on Page Road,
Pinehurst, opposite Moore Me
morial Hospital and adjoining the
Pinehurst Surgical Clinic. Dr.
Hiatt will transfer his internal
medicine practice to the new
medical center this weekend.
Both doctors are closing their
Southern Pines offices.
Also moving this week into the
? $130,000 Pinehurst facility are
Hal C. Reaves, Asheboto phar
macist, and Mrs. Graham Cul
breth, Southern Pines orthopedic
and surgical appliance fitter.
On May 18 the roster of tenants
will be completed by the Moore
County Mental Health Clinic,
which will be housed in the cen
ter pending completion of its own
new building nearby. The mental
health clinic is vacating the space
it now occupies in the Matheson
Memorial Center near St. Jo
seph's Hospital, where the hospi
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NEW WTNN-DIXIE SUPERMARKET IN SHOPPING CENTER (Humphrey photo)
Town Officials, 'Sandhills Queen' At Store Opening
Crowds "bsyond all expected !
size" -according to one official ? I
thronged the new Winn-Dixie Su
permarket that opened Tuesday
as the first unit in the new Town
and Country Shopping Center,
between Southern Pines and
In thp scene above. Miss Janice
Loe Cagle of Robbins. who was
choson "Queen of the Sandhills"
at the recent Pinchurst Volunteer
Firemen's benefit dance, snips
the ribbon that formally opened
the $150,000 building which has
14,000 squaic loci o i XiiiW space.
Company officials taking part
in the ceremony included R. V.
Liles of Raleigh, at extreme left,
ana Harold C. Cole, store man
ager, on opposite side of door
from Miss Cagle.
Town officials from the area
were special guests. Pictured are
Mayor E. H. Mills of Pinebluff,
at left, and, in the group at light,
[Mayor E. O. Freeman of Aber
deen, Mayor Norris L. Hodgkins,
I jr., oi Southern Pines, and Al
bert Tufts, president of Pinehurst,
Inc. All the officials spoke brief
ly during the ceremony, welcom
ing the new business.
The front of the supermarket
was decorated with bunting
and numerous striking perma
nent wall decorations and signs,
with many spccial merchandising
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