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VOL.? 44 No. 30 TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES SOUTHERN PINES, n7"C., THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1864 TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES PRICE: 10 CENTS
has reasons to "run scared" in
the second primary, says ar.
editorial article. Page *.
new children's, books have been
acquired by the Southern Pines
Library. See page 16.
CABINS CLUSTERED UNDER LONGLEAF each. One bath-house serves the four cabins
PINES house eight campers, two counselors of the unit.
FIRST CHILDREN TO ARRIVE JUNE 21
Camp Easter To Serve Handicapped
Camp Easier, the North Caro
lina camp for physically handi
capped children, is preparing for
the opening of its first camping
season June 21.
The full staff will be on hand
starting Monday morning for a
week of orientation and train
ing, looking toward the arrival
of the first batch of 32 campers
the following Sunday afternoon.
An air of happy expectancy
pervades the camp, where in the
past few month? one unit of four
sleeping-cabins and bath house
has been built, and two small ex
isting buildings have been attrac
tively remodeled for administra
tive quarters, infirmary, shop,
kitchen and dining hall.
The five-acre lake, with its new
dock and pier donated by the
Sandhills Kiwanis Club, sparkles
invitingly in the sun.
All the buildings ana the wa
terfront are tied together with
winding asphaulted walkways,
?engineered gently on the slopes, j
There are no steps anywhere ? i
ramps are used instead. The small j
camp store has a "drive-in win- !
For this is a special kind ot j
camp, owned by the North Caro- :
(Continued on Page 8)
200 To Play In
The 15th Annual North Car- |
olina Women's Golf Association !
Championship, with about 200 en- !
tries, will be played on the cham- |
pionship course at Whispering J
Pines Country Club, beginning j
Sunday, June 14.
Practice rounds will begin on i
Friday with a Be.st Ball event to
be played on Sunday. Qualifying
rounds are scheduled for Monday.
First and second round matches
of all flights will be played on
Tuesday and Wednesday. Semi
(Contmued on Page 8)
MORE PALSY FUNDS
Several contributions coming in
afte*- the supposed "final" report
have swelled the Cerebral Palsy
1964 campaign for funds to $1,139
for Moore County, reports Mrs.
Vivien McKenzic, treasurer.
AT "STAFF HOUSE," Miss Clara Samons (left), associate
director; Robert A. Lassiter, director, and Mrs Betty Liddell,
(Photos by V. Nicholson)
Town Recreation Programs Will Begin
Monday. East And West Southern Pines
The municipal summer recre- 1
ation program in West Southern
Pines will start Monday with reg- j
istration at 9:30 a. m. in the school !
gym. A program will be conduct- '
ed daily, Monday through Friday, j
with events scheduled from 9 a. i
m. to 5 p. m.
Supervising the program will
be Mrs. H. A. Wilson, Miss C. j
Steele, David Buchanan and Joe
Added to the program of events
will be daily supervised swim
ming in the new municipal pooi,
after it is opened. (Details about
the pool are in another story to
The general daily West South
ern Pines recreation schedule has
been announced as follows:
9 to 10 a. m. ? Free play; also
Little League baseball at 9.
10:05 to 11:30 ? Story hour and
11:35 ? Outdoor games.
12 noon to 2 p. m. ? Aits and
crafts, also games and archery.
2 to 4 ? Volleyball and basket
4 to 5 ? Baseball and Softball.
5 and later? Adult baseball
New Sports Invitational Golf Event
Draws Writers, Coaches Others Here
The first annual Southern Pines
Sports Invitational ? a unique golf
event bringing numerous coaches,
sports writers, athletes and others
here ? will take place at the
Southern Pines Country Club
Sponsored by the club, the Elks
Lodge arid by the Sandpipers ? j
the men's golfing orgarization at i
the club ? the Sports Invitational !
will feature an 18-hole round of !
golf for the visitors, who will be j
paired with Sandhills players of ]
comparable ability, followed by ;
a cook-out and patio dance. Many j
of the visitors will be bringing j
their wives. On Sunduy, non- .
tourney rounds will be played by
Dr. Boyd Starnes, chairman,
this week expressed his pleasure j
at the enthusiastic response to in- 1
The purpose, he said, is to ac- ;
quaint guests with the SsiH.MIij
area and express appreciation for |
cooperation in staging the recent j
National Elks Amateur Invita
tional Golf Tournament here.
Nationally known special
guests, announced this week in
addition to the press sports writ
ers, TV sports-casters and merr.
bers of college and university
athletic department staffs, will be
two former major league baseball
players: Enos "Country" Slaugh
ter of Roxboro, outstanding out
fielder for the St. Louis Cardi
nals, and Van Lingle Mungo of
Pageland. S C., the great pitcher
for the Dodgers; also pro foot
ball player Roman Gabriel of
Wrightsville Eeach, quarterback
with the Los Angeles nam;..
Here's a list of most of the
From North Carolina State ?
Earl Edwards, head football
coach; Roy B. Clogston, director
of athletics; and Dr. Ralph Fu
From Duke University ? Foot
ball coaches Marty Pierson, Carl
James and Doug Knotts.
From Davidson College ? Ath
letics Director Tom Scott; Taylor
Slack well director of publicity;
Football Coaches William Doyle.
Dwight Shoe and Roger Thrift;
Head Basketball Coach Lefty
Driesnl; and Tom Stevens, base
From Elon College ? John San
ford, director of athletics and
former Washington Senators base
(Continued on Page 8)
A daily schedule of activities in
the East Southern Pines munici
pal recreation program, starting
Monday, and the first scheduled
Church League Softball games
were announced today by Recre
ation Director David Page.
Church League games at Me
morial Field will be doublehead
ers, the l'irst game starting at 7
The season opens Tue. day of
next week, June 16, with United
Church of Christ playing Presby
terian in the first game and Meth
odist vs. Baptist in the second.
Next games will be Thursday,
June 1 8 ? Catholic vs. Presbyteri
an and United Church vs. Meth
Assisting Page in the East
Southern Pines program will be
John McMillan, Sandra Fitzgib
bons and Bobby Watkins.
The following daily schedule
lists each activity with its time,
place and age group eligible to
Tennis ? Monday, Wednesday
and Friday, 9 a. m. to noon at the
town courts on the park block, for
ages six years and up.
Swimming (two separate age
groups involved) ? Tuesdays and
Thursdays, 9:15 to 11:45 a. m. are
the days for the 9 to 15 age group.
Friday afternoon, from 2:15 to 4
p. m. is the time for the 6 to 9 age
group. Both groups will meet the
activity bus at the park and go to
Aberdeen Lake, with both the
trip and the swimming super
Church League Softball ? Tues
(Continued on Page 8)
Swimming Pool To
Be Opened Soon
Because paint applied last woek
must dry longer, the new muni
cipal swimming pool in West
Southern Pines will not be open
ed Monday, when the town rccrc
ation program starts, but hould
he ready for use by the end of
next week. Town Manager F. F.
Rainey said today. He noted that
all other details of the pool's op
eration, including qualified life
puards. have been arranncd.
Discussing opening of the pool,
members of the town council de
cided, at their Tuesday night
meeting, to have a formal dedica
tion program, the date for which
has not yet been set.
The pool was built with funds
voted in a town bond issue.
Blue Asks Second
H. Clifton Blue of Aberdeen,
who ran 53,568 votes behind I
leading Robert W. (F >b) Scott, j
for the Democratic nomination for j
Lieutenant Governor in the May |
30 primary, announced Tuesday
that he was calling for a second j
primary contest with Scott.
John J. Jordan, Jr., of Raleigh,
the third candidate, was eliminat
ed in ihe first primary, but Scott
did not have a majority of the
total votes cast, permitting Blue
to call for a second round of
voting. The second primary is
scheduled for Saturday, June 27.
Blue, who received over 90 per
cent of the vote for Lieutenant
Governor in his home county of
Moore, in the first primary, has
served this county for 18 years in
the General Assembly and was
Speaker of the House in the 1963
(Continued on Page 8)
Moore's Visit To
Previously announced "whistle
stop" short visits to Carthage,
Southern Pines and Aberdeen by
gubernatorial candidate Dan K.
Moore on Monday morning, June i
15, were cancelled this morning. '
Herman H. Grimm, manager of
Moore's campaign in this county,
said that the candidate's visit to
this area would be impossible
Monday because of unforeseen
important engagements else
However, said Grimm, arrange
ments will be made to bring
Moore into Moore County again
before the second primary cam
- . ,
County Lake Managers
Pledge Moore Support
Calvin B. Blue, Jr., and Russell j
| Bullock, of Vass, first primary co
managers of Dr. I. Beverly Lake's
Moore County campaign for the
Democratic gubernatorial nomin
ation, have pledged their support
to Dan K. Moore in the second
primary, Herman H. Grimm of j
Carthage, Moore's county mana
ger, said this week.
Grimm said other pledges of
support from Moore have come
from several prominent Lake
backc ? around the county, in- !
eluding Mrs. Ruth Swisher of j
Two Top Officials Appointed For
Moore County Community College
SIDNEY G. CHAPPELL
WILLIAM F. BANAGHAN j
61 GRADUATE AT SPHS
Largest Class In School's History
Given Diplomas Here Monday IMi^ht
(Group photo and names of all I
graduates appear on page 7.)
To the tune of the triumphal
march, "Pomp and Circum
stance," the largest class in the
history of the East Southern
Pines School took the final steps
15 8th Graders
At St. Anthony's
Graduation exercises were held
Friday, with baccalaureate mass
at St. Anthony's Catholic Church
on Sunday, for 15 eighth graders
of St. Anthony's parochial school.
Father John J. Harper, rector,
presented the awards in a spccia! I
assembly Friday afternoon, made j
the commencement address at
services held at the church that [
evening and gave the baccal- !
aureate sermon Sunday at the 8
a. m. mass.
In the presentation of awards,
Johanna Smith won the Fnglish
medal and Charles Buchholz the
mathematics medal, for lop ex
cellence in these subjects.
The Rebecca Smith Memorial
(Continued on Page 8)
MANY MESSAGES ? Miss Polly Miller, retiring after a long
teaching career here, looks over some of the many messages
received from friends and former students. The flowers, which
were displayed at a reception for her on Sunday, are in a large
silver bowl that is one of the several handsome gifts she has
received in recognition of her long service and; retirement.
AFTER LONG TEACHING CAREER
Miss Pauline Miller Honored
Retiring after 45 years of teach
ing ? 39 of them in Southern
Pines ? Miss Pauline Miller said
'his v<?ek, "All I've done i3 what
every tcachei does. You have a
line of duty. You do it for the
The past week or so, however,
provides considerable evidence
that the people of Southern Pines
?students, faculty members and
old friends? rate "Polly" Miller's
service over the years as far
above routine duty.
This week at 2B0 New York
Ave. where she and Miss Flora
Chapman share a home, across
May St. from the hi?h school
where she taught, Mids Millei was
surrounded by tangible evidence
ot the respect and affection in
which she is held:
? A box full of written mes
sages and small gifts, from per
(Continued on Page 8)
toward graduation. In all, 61 stu
dents received their diplomas at
Weaver Auditorium last Monday
Honor graduates (those who
had maintained a B or above
average during the four years of
High School) included: First Hon
or Graduate: Julia Arrowood Mc
Millan, valedictorian of the class,
and Second Honor graduate:
Richard North Lewis, salutatori
an, and Patricia Anne Baldwin,
Kathleen Mary Dougherty, James
Ian Gouldsbrough, Charles Blake
Lewis, William Frederick Daugh
try, Sadie Davis Fields, Janet
Kay Howard, and Terrie Marie
The program opened with the
invocation by Father John Harp
er, pastor of St. Anthony's Cath
olic Church, and moved immedi
ately to one of the high-spots of
the evening; a tribute to Mis3
Polly Miller in which recognition
of the teacher's long and faithful
years with the local school, and
her strong influence for good, was
voiced by N. L. Hodgkins, former !
chairman of the Southern Pines ?
Board of Education. Mr. Hodg- |
(Continued on Page 8)
Dr. William F. Banaghan of
Tallahassee, Fla., and Dean Sid
ney G. Chappell of Wingate have
been appointed to high-ranking
positions with the Moore County
Community College, Dr. Ray
mond A. Stone, president of the
col'ege has announced. The ap
pointments were made by the
board of trustees in a meeting last
Dr. Banaghan was named dean
of instruction. Mr. Chappel was
appointed director of student per
sonnel. Eoth men will report to
ihe college offices here July I.
In his position as Dean, Dr.
Banaghan will be responsible for
the development of all instruc
tional programs and curricular
Student Personnel Director
Chappell will direct all activities
relating to entry of students into
the college, placement in appro
priate programs, student activi
ties, registration and exit from
Dr. Banaghan conies from Flor
ida State University where he has
been doing post-doctoral study
since January. He received his
Bachelor of Arts degree and Mas
ter of Arts degree from San Die
go State College, Calif. A native
of Providence, R. I., he earned his
Ph. D. degree from Purdue Uni
versity in 1958 in psychology. He
was a member of the faculty of
Southern Illinois University un
(Continued on Page 8}
Five Trustees At
Five members of the board of
trustees of the Moore County
Community College, with the
president, Dr. Raymond A. Stone,
spent Sunday and Monday at
Chapel Hill attending the State's
first annual Conference of Ad
ministrators of Community Col
leges: J. C. Robbins of Aberdeen,
Dr. A. A. Vanore of Robbins, N.
L. Hodgkins of Southern Pines, L.
L. Marion, Jr., of Carthage and J.
E. Causey of Lake view.
They were among 400 adminis
trators and staff and board mem
bers who came to learn more
about their duties with communi
ty colleges, technical institutes
and industrial education centers.
Tax Rate Remains At $1.30 In New
Town Budsret: Fire Station Planned
A 1964-65 town budget totalling !
$319,233 ? about $50,000 more i
than that of the current fiscal i
year ? was adopted by the council j ;
in a special meeting last Thurs- j '
day night, with no increase in the , 1
Albert Cole Reelected
Mayor In Cameron Vote
At Camfcron whicn holds its j i
biennial municipal election on
different schedule from other |i
communities of the area and j <
state, Albert Cole has been re- ! i
elected mayor, unopposed, with i (
3* votes. Elected to the town j j
board were the following, with i
their votes: incumbents Roy '
Muse, 28; Frank Maddox, 25; Ro- t
bert Laubscher, 23, and Mrs. s
Hubert Phillips, 20, and new- ,
comer James Roberts, 22. <
Mrs. W. G. Parker, incumbent, j
didn't run again. But the follow- .
ing ran and lost: Mrs. Doris f
West, 15; Mrs. Isabel Thomas, 14; f
J. W. Thomas, 14, and Way land .
McKinney, 4. .
Miss Vera McLean was regi
strar, with Jack C. Muse and Mrs. (
Jewell Hemphill as judges. t
Committee Heads In 1
Wildlife Club Named \
Appointments of committee J
chairmen in the Moore County
Wildlife Club have been announc
ed as fallows by Howard Butler,
Farmers, Clyde Auman; fish, |
C. C. Wimberly; food, Lee t
Buchan; game, Marvin Poole: t
lake and stream. Gen. R. B. Hill; t
legislative Dr George Heinitsh; 1
membership. Paul R. Thomas;
planting, F.ugene McDonald and -
Mallie Kelly; program. Gen. U ?
B. Hill: publicity, Bob Ewing; .
youth and education, Robert .
Lockhart; photography, Emerson ?
Humphrey; and chaplain, Neill ?
tax rate. The budget goes into ef
fect July 1.
Holding the tax rate to the
present $1.30 per $100 of proper
ty valuation was made possible
by additional anticipated ad val
orem taxes ? about $21,000 in
crease; by a surplus and by better
tax collections, said Town Mana
ger F. F. Rainey.
Highlights of the proposed bud
get include a $14,500 item that
launches a town employee retire
ment plan; $20,000 to apply on
construction of a new fire stati >n
idjoining the municipal building
>n the park block; and provision
lor adding one additional police
nan in East Southern Pines.
Rainey said cost of the fire sta
ion, for which plans were drawn
:everal years ago when the mu
nicipal center was constructed, is
expected to run around $45,000 or
550,000. He said he is allowing
ibout $15,000 for sale of tne pres.
Mt fire station on New Hainp
ilure Ave. to bring the amount
lvailable for the fire station this
re ar to ahout $35,000. rh.> re
mainder of the cost would be in
Kided in the following year's
>udget, he said.
Collection of taxes in he next
'iscal year, due to increase of tax
ible property by new conitruc
.ion, is anticipated at $151,000 in
he new budget, as compared
vith $129 000 in the current year.
Maximum and minimum tem
peratures for 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
itudios on Midlar.d Road.
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