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The pilot. (Vass, N.C.) 1920-current, September 24, 1964, Image 1

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Russiau schools are compared with those here, in an interview with County Supt. Lee. See Page 7. VOL.? 44 No. 45 'TWENTY-SIX PAGES SOUTHERN PINES, N. C., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 1964 More about the recent program honoring Sam Richardson, who is 84 today, car. be found on page 12. TWENTY-SIX PAGES PRICE: 10 CENTS PREPARING for the October 15 formal opening of Knollwood Fairways are Golf Pro Doug Jetter, left, and Robert Coon, busi ness manager for Knollwood Fairways and Village on Midland and Pee Dee Roads. The buildings and greens have undergone extensive renovation and a regulation nine-hole golf course has been added. Golfers have already begun to use the new courses, one of which is lighted for night play. (Pilot photo) KNOLLWOOD FAIRWAYS AND VILLAGE New Development Sets Opening For Oct. 15 Robert Coon, business manager for Knollwood Fairways and Vil lage, announced this week that the formal opening of the golf shop, club house and two nine hole golf courses and driving range would take place October 15. Located on an 80-acre tract of land formerly owned by Tom j O'Neil of Highland Road, the; biildings and the "short nine" golf course hnve undergone ex tensive renovating and a regula tion nine hole golf course has been added since the property was purchased in an auction last year by C. A Pitts of Manly. Considered bv Knollwood Fair ways golf pro Doug Jetter as a "golfer's paradise," the two nine hole courses, driving range and putting green, as well as the golf -hop. arc now open and many I Klinntics To < )pen Chip's Drive-In Jerry D. Rhoades, president of j A & R Investments, Inc., ol j Southern Pines, in cooperation with Chip's Franchise Systems, : Inc., of Rocky Mount, has an nounced plans to open a Chip's j Drive-In Restaurant between Southern Pines and Aberdeen on US Highway 1, at the intersection of US 15-501, between the Pine hurst Motor Lodge and Gantt Propane Cas Co. The Chip's Drive-In will fea ture a "char-broiled hamburger" and will be the first of its kind in this area, Rhoades said. The chain has many units in opera tion throughout the South. Plans are for construction to start by January 1, 1965, and for operation of the business to begin by early March. A & R Investments, a local corporation, has leased the land to Chip's and has other business interests in this area. persons have already begun to use them although, the formal opening is a week away. Jetter, who came here with his family from Plymouth, Mich, in June, believes the arrangement at Knollwood Fairways to be ideal for the seasoned as well as the beginning golfer since the "short nine" (nine holes, 1,175 yards, par 27) is designed so that all irons and woods may be used. This course, as well as the prac tice range and putting green are illuminated for night play. The "long nine" course (nine holes, 2,759 yards, par 34) has been added during the renova tion and runs parallel to Midland Road and Pee Due Road as well as the southern and western boun daries of the Knollwood Fairways property, surrounding the entire development The 280-yard driving range is one i ' the largest grass tee prac tice ranges known, as 75 golfers can be accommodated on the practice range using both woods and irons The two golf courses as well as the practice driving range and putting green, are kept watered by an electronically con trolled automatic sprinkling sys tem. The club house, formerly the Wedge Inn Restaurant, has been remodeled to include a lounge (Continued on Page 8) Republican Women's Luncheon Set Oct, 1 A luncheon at Doug Kelly's Holiday Inn Restaurant, at 12:30 p. m? Thursday, October 1, will open Fall campaign activity for the Sandhills Republican Wom en's Club whose members are drawn from the Sandhills area in the southern portion of Moore County. All Republican women in the area are invited. Mrs. George H. Leonard, Jr., is in charge of ar rangements. IN GOP FUND RAISING EVENT Nixon To Socak AtPinehurst Oct. 10 Richard M. Nixon, former Vice President and 1960 Republican Presidential nominee, will speak at a fund-raising luncheon at the Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst, Sat urday, October 10, it was announ ced here this week by James E. Harrington, Jr., 8th District GOP chairman. Designed also to boost the can didacies of Robert Gavin of San ford for Governor and of Reo. Charles R. Jonas of Lincolnton for reelection as 8th District Con gressman, the Pinehurst luncheon is one of several appearances planned fot Nixon in the Sta'e, Harrington said. Both of the North Carolina candidates are ex pected to attend. On October 10, he will appear first at a morning rally in Salis bury on behalf of Rep. Jamen Broyhill, the State's other Re publican .Congressman, who is Keeking l election, and is ex pected to arrive at Pinehurst about noon. Further deUils of Nixon's visit which may include other appear ances in this area? -will be an nounced later, according to Har rington County Fair Will Open At Carthage With Many Events The 1964 Moore County Agri cultural Fair will open next Monday. September 28, and run through Saturday night, October 3, offering six days and nights of exhibits and entertainment. This year's fair comes approx imately one month earlier than in the past few years, it's point ed out by the Carthage Javcees. the sponsors. They feel that with the earlier opening, more and better exhibits will be entered in the fair and more people will turn out because of the warmer weather, making it one of the largest fairs ever held in Moore County. The program for the week fol lows: Monday, Sept. 28, opening day. Tuesday, Sept. 29, Grand Opening day; 9 am, Moore Coun ty Junior Cattle and Dairy Show. Gates open at 12 noon, all white children admitted free until fi pm. A free bicycle will be given to a lucky ticket holder. Tuesday night. Home Demonstration Cake Auction. Wednesday, September 30, "Fun Day." Wednesday night, Miss Moore County High School beauty contest. Miss Sharon (Continued on Page 8) IN RURAL AREAS Petition Asks investigation Of Law Enforcement A petition asking that an in vestigation be made in Moore County "of the lack of adequate law enforcement in rural areas" is being circulated in Southern Pines-Pinehurst- Aberdeen-Pine bluff area, for presentation later to the county commissioners. The petition, which was origi nated by Mr. and Mrs. Francis W. Howe and other residents of the | Linden Road area, out of Pine- J i hurst, asks that the commission- j ; ers make public a report and j I "what steps you intend to take i ! to improve the situation." Mrs Howe said that dis turbances of the peace, firing : of guns, apparent attempted j thefts and other events, culmin ating in a recent death presumed 1 | to be murder, all in the Linden ? Road area, had prompted the pe- i i tition. NEW EQUIPMENT ? Daniel O. Delany, light, manager of the Carolina Hotel at Pinehurst, and William J. Greene, chef-steward at the hotel, look over a new dishwasher, one of the new kitchen equipment items installed in preparation for the upcoming resort season. (Hemmer photo) Industrial Committees Appointed Members of the Southern Pines Industrial Committee and of the Industrial Advisory Com mittee have been appointed by Mayor Norris L. Hodgkins, Jr., for the year starting September 30, when terms of present com mittee members expire. Members of the two groups are appointed annually by the mayor, as authorized by the town council. The committees' function is to seek and evaluate new industry for the Southern Pines area and to function in other matters in volving wide business and indus trial participation. The advisory committee is composed entirely of industry executives. (Continued on Page 8) LEAF MARKETS REOPEN The Middle Belt tobacco mar kets at Aberdeen and Carthage reopened today, following a three-day sales holiday. Sales will be held Friday of this week but. starting next week, selling will run Monday through Thurs day only, at all belt markefs. AWARD ? In recognition of Southern Pines's efforts to prevent pedestrian traffic accidents, an award was presented last week to Mayor Norris L. Hodgkins, Jr., left, and Police Chief Earl S. Scawell by G. E. Harris, division manager of the Carolina Motor Club. The award was given by the Carolina Motor Club and the American Automobile Association, after competition with 1,557 cities in the United States. Southern Pines was one of five cities in North Carolina receiving the award. (Pilot photo) Town Wins Pedestrian Safety Award Southern Pines, competing with 1,557 cities in the United States, has been given special recogni tion, by the Carolina Motor Club and the American Automobile Association, for its outstanding efforts to prevent pedestrian traf fic accidents. A special plaque was awarded to Mayor Noiris L. Hodekins, Jr., and Police Chief Earl S. Seawell at a brief ceremony last week at the municipal building. The award was presented by G. E. Harris, division manager of the Carolina Motor Club. Southern Pin?s won the award with five other North Carolina cities. The award was made on the basis of Southern Pines's report submitted to the 25th Silver Jubi lee contest of the AAA's Nation al Pedestrian Program Appraisal. "The residents of the city, both pedestrians and drivers, deserve (Continued on Page 8) [Hotel Operators Meet To Inspect : "Carolina' Work Prior to the informal opening of the Carolina Hotel Tuesday lor the season, hotel operators in the Sandhills area, and officials of Pinehurst, Inc., were invited [Monday by Manager Daniel O. Delany to visit the hotel's re modeled kitchen. A stand-up buffet was served between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. to the 40 persons coming to see the improvements made. Chef-ste ward at the hotel is William J. Greene. The work which has been done throughout the summer months I has updated the facilities and I streamlined the operation, look ling toward faster, more efficient service in the dining room, and provides pleasanter working con ditions for the kitchen and dining room staff and personnel. The high beamed' ceiling has been lowered and soundproofed. An "island" range in the center of the room replaces the one- i unit range, and will speed up the serving of breakfasts consider (Continued on Page 5) JAMES, GILMORE Democrats Hear Candidates Urge Campaign Action The national ticket was given its full share of praise, along with that of State and county, by Democratic speakers addressing a gathering of some 50 persons at a party rally Tuesday night at Vass. Dr. "Bill" James of Hamlet, physician and state senator chal lenging Republican Itep. Charles R. Jonas for the Eighth District Congressional seat, paid tribute to the Democratic parly, from the top down, in furthering his cause. This is the party of prog ress and of positive action, he said, cataloguing his opponent's long list of "No" votes on issues he termed "vital to the people." Voit Gilmore of Southern Pines, unopposed Democratic nominee for the State Senate from the 18th District, urged action, informing the audi ence that political success has to be won "from the precinct up." He saw the November threat as "very real and crucial to every voter." Dr. Raymond Stone, president (Continued on Page 8) Bob Scott To Speak At Carthage On October 8 Boh Scott of Haw River, candi- < date for lieutenant governor on the Democratic ticket has accep ted the invitation of the Moore County Young Democrats Club to speak at a meeting to be held bl Carthage, Thursday, October 8, it was announced this week by YDC President Carolyn Blue of Eagle Spring3. AH senior party and YDC mem bers and all others interested are invited to attend the meeting, at 17:30 p.m., in the courthouse. 2,000 - Acre Tract In County Chosen For Proposed Scout Camp The proposed new camp for Boy Scouts in Occoneechee Coun cil will be located' on a 2,000 - acre tract of land in the center of Moore County, according to an nouncement made this week by Injunction Asked In Suit Filed Bv J Soap, Candle Finn The Carolina Company, Inc., of Southern Pines, doing business as the Carolina Soap and Candle Makers, filed suit Friday in the Rockingham Division of the U. S. District Court against the Handmade Soap and Candle Com pany. of "Skyline" on No. 1 highway north. In the complaint, the Carolina Company states that it has b^en damaged in excess of $10,000. by certain acts of the defendant company "and will suffer irrepar able damage to its business, repu tation, good will and property interests." The complaint asks that Handmade Soap and Candle Company be enjoined from en trnring in the conduct complained of; that the plaintiff be awarded punitive damages in an amount to be determined by the court: and that defendant be required to pay the damages and "to ac count for all gains, profits and advantages" derived by the de fendant from its alleged unfair trade practices and competition. The Carolina Companv was in corporated by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hicks of Southern Pines, and others. Incorporators of the Hand (Contir.ued on page 5) 117 Families Receive Welcome In Pasl Year In this issue The Pilot's "New Neighbors" advertisement, sponsored by numerous local businesses, begins its second year of once-a-month publication. During this time, 117 families have been welcomed as new neighbors. Sponsors are requested to noti fy The Pilot of new permanent residents in order that they may be included in the list, and others desiring to become sponsors of this friendly gesture should con tact The Pilot's advertising de partment. MARY MARGARET HEIT Miss Heit Starts Service In Peru With Peace Corps Miss Mary Margaret Heit, 22 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Heit of Midland Road, is entering Peace Corps service in Peru this month. After graduating from Purdue University in June, with a B. A. degree. Miss Heit entered train ing at San Diego State College in California, for a Peace Corps ur ban community development pro ject in Peru. She is one of 60 who completed the course September 12. After a 10-day visit at home here, she has flown to Lima for final assignment. Mr. and Mrs. Heit came here this year from Hamilton, Ohio, after Mr Heit's retirement as an engineer with the Pillsbury Co. They are occupying a new home they built on Midland Road, ad joining the WEEB radio station property. The Heits have four other grown children. Nello L. Teer of Durham, presi dent of the Council. The tract lies several miles west of Carthage and northeast of West End, within a general area hounded by Highways 211, 27 and 705. The decision was reachod Mon day night at a meeting of the Executive Board of the Council, in Raleigh. It was the result of a study for more than a year by The Camp Planning Committee headed bv Bonner Thomason of Fayetteville. Moore County members of that committee were Lynn Martin of Eagle Springs and David Drexel ancf Lamont Brown of Southern Pines. They were assisted in pre senting expert information on the camp site by Willard Keller, Soil Conservation engineer, and Atwood Whitman, forester with Atlantic States Forestry Com pany. Most of tho land selected for the camp is owned at th<? present time by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rus sell of Star. Another part to be included, however, is owned by Mr. and Mrs. June Brown of Robbins. Options have been secured by Occoneechee Council to purchase the land, and it is expected that a capital fund camoaign will soon be started by the Council to raise sufficient money to buy the land' and equip the camp. Occoneechee Council is a Boy Scout administrative unit of about 12 counties, including Moore, with headquarters at Raleigh. | Boy Scout F unci Di ?ive Launched; | Workers Named The Sandhills District of the Boy Scouts is launching its an nual fund drive, Edward T. Taws, Jr.. district chairman, an nounced this week. The Sandhills District in cludes the "lower" portion of Moore County ? in and around Southern Pines. Aberdeen, Pine bluff. Addor, Manly, Niagara and Whispering Pines ? and also a portion of Hoke County that in cludes the Ashley Heights and McCain communities. Headine the district-wide drive ? Mr Tnwi and J Kimball Watson of Southern Pines. Mr. Watson is also community chair man for Southern Pines. The remaining ("upper") part of Moore C'ountv is in the Yadkin Trail District which conducts a separate fund campaign Mr. Taws said that the Sand hills District fund drive has a goal of $9,985. A professional Boy Scout ex ecutive is normally assigned to 'he Sandhills District (another executive serves the Yadkin Trail District), to work with the many volunteer leaders in pro moting and organizing the Hoy Scout program. Since the recent resignation of Richard Muse, the district has been without an ex ecutive. but Rov McCollutn of Favetteville. field director of Scouting for the Occoneechee Council ? of which the district is a part ? has been carrying on the executive duties until another professional is appointed. It is expected that the post will be filled soon. Following are other key per sonnel in the community fund raising campaign: Southern Pines ? He iding the "Century Club" solicitation are Mr Taws. Duvid Drexel, Dr. R. B Warlick. W. Lamont Brown, (Continued on page A) Maximum and minimum tem peratures for each day of the past week were recorder as follows at the U.S Weather Bureau obser vation station at the W E E B studios on Midland Rood. September 22 78 55 THE WEATHER Ma*. Min. September 17 September 18 September 19 September 20 September 21 81 54 82 53 83 58 81 53 73 62 September 23 88 54

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