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SAM J. ERVIN. JR.
Sen. Ervin To Be
At Oct. 24 Rally
U. S. Sen. Sam J. Ervin, Jr.,
will be the principal speaker at a
Moore County Democratic rally
to be held at the new Union
Pines consolidated high school,
between Carthage and Vass, on
Saturday. October 24.
Supper will begin at 6 pm with
the program to follow at 7.
Also on the program will be
Moore County's H. Clifton Blue,
Speaker of the North Carolina
House of Representatives; Dr.
Bill James of Hamlet, candidate
for Congress from the 8th Con
gressional District; and other dis
Tickets to this rally are $2
each and can be obtained from
precinct chairmen or vice-chair
men; from Democrat headquar
ters in Carthage; or from J. El
vin Jackson, chairman of the
Moore County Democratic Ex
ecutive Committee, at P. O. Box
Scott, Blue Get
Ovations At YDC
Moore County Democrats,
young and old. turned out last
Thursday night. in the court
house at Carthage, to welcome
Robert W. (Bob") Scott of Haw
River and to show him they
didn't hold it against him that ho
had defeated th^ir own Rep. H.
Clifton Blue of Aberdeen, for
the parly's nomination for lieu
I* was Scot's first public aD
pearance in Moore County since
his annointment as chairman of
Rural Americans for Johnson, a
national organisation working
for the Johnson-Humphrey ticket
in the current Presidential cam
The sririt of nnitv was aorar
ent both from Blue, who intro
duced *he ^on of his old friend,
the late Gov and Son. W. Kerr
Scott, and also f^om Bob Scott,
who paid a ringing tribute to
Speaking at a special mAr?tin"
of the Moore County Youn"
Democrats Club, kicking off
their fall camnnign activity pro
gram. Scott praised Blue for the
high type of campaign which he
conducted last snrins, which left
no Hitter wounds anon? Demo
crat and also recalled that Blue
as a former State YDC president
had influenced the tough election
"I recall when Harry Truman
was campaigning for president,
and a lo4. of folks didn't give him
a chance." Scott said, "but the
day after the election, we found
that North Carolina had given
her votes to the man from Miss
ouri. One reason was the strong
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Maximum and minimum tem
peratures for each d'ay 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.
October 10 82 45
October 11 82 33
October 1 2
WHAT'S WRONG NOW?' j
Reasons For Not
The case for leaving Southern
Pines High Schools independent
? not merging, as proposed by
the board of education with Pine
hurst or any other schools ? was
presented at Monday night's
meeting of the East Southern
Pines Parent-Teacher Association.
The speaker was W. Houston
B! aek. a former (five years) high
school teacher and now a parent
with children in school here. He
said he had not heard this point
of view discussed publicly in a
Scheduled for the same meet
ing, but unable to attend ana
now expected at the next meet
in?. November 9, was Jere Mc- j
Keithen of Aberdeen, chairman
of the county board of education,
i who was to have discussed an un
| officially proposed merger of
! the Southern Pines District high
j schools with Aberdeen and West
| End schools of the countv system.
Four members of the local
I board of education were present:
j Dr. C. C. McLean, chairman: N.
| L. Hodgkins, former chairman;
| Dr. R. M. McMillan and Mrs.
| Walter Harper.
Dr. McLean explained and ad
| vocatea support of the $100 mil
I iion state bond election for school j
j construction, to be voted on by j
I the people November 3.
Pointing out that "we have out- j
I grown our school," Dr. McMillan i
j said that three general courses of I
action are open:
1. Build a new elementary !
school building and other facili
ties at the present site, keeping
all facilities here and remaining
an independent unit.
2. Merge with the county sys- j
tem. joining with Aberdeen and j
West End districts in construc j
tion of a new high school.
3. A Southern Pines-Pinehurst
merger, to create a new indepen- 1
dent administrative unit, with '
construction of a new joint high i
ProDosition No. 1, he said,!
would be discussed by Mr. Black. |
Black said ht sees "nothing |
basically wrong" with the South- |
! < rn Pines Schools as now set up .
and feel? they have had, do have j
| and will continue to have a i
| "sound administrative program." i
| He ( i*ecl what he called "plus |
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rep. H. Ciifton Blue of Aber -j
I .!con and Rep. II. Pat Taylor of
Anson Countv will be the speak
ers at a D :mocratic rally sched
uled tonight (Thursday) at 7:30
I pm in the Elise school cafeteria
I at Robbins.
HELLO, EVERYBODY!? Former Vice Presi
dent Richard M. Nixon, left, on raised platform,
and the two Republican candidates he visited
the Sandhills to boost and praise, wave to a
welcoming crowd at Southern Pines-Pinehurst
Airport Saturday. At his left are Congressman
Charles R. Jonas of Lincolnton, candidate for
rejection, and Robert L. Gavin of Sanford,
candidate for Governor. At left, under Mr.
Nixon's raised arm, is Wallace W. O'Neal of
Pinehurst, Moore County Republican chairman
At right, beneath Mr. Gavin's arm is Clauae
Tcaguc. State Senate candidate from Richmond
County. (Hemmer photo)
BOOSTS JONAS, GAVIN CANDIDACIES
Nixon Lambastes Democratic Record
Campaigning across the nation !
for Barry Goldwater and other ?
Republican candidates in the j
November 3 elections, former
Vice President Richard M. Nixor. 1
flew into the Sandhills for an '
action-filled four hours, Satur
They were the brightest, livliest j
hours Republicans of this area j
had experienced since Former;
President Dwight D. Eisenhower)
arrived at the same airport on aj
similar mission, two years ago.
There was this difference: after i
his hard-hitting partisan address
to 400 persons ct $15 ^cr T1- ~tt' '
fund-raising luncheon in the i
Carolina Hotel at Pinehurst. j
Nixon took off for another speak- :
ing engagement in Tennessess ? |
carrying a putter incribed "To '
Dick Nixon from Pinehurst.
Friends." but promising not to !
use it "until we have won this
election.-' Eisexihuwei, iw'G ycaia
Freda Field.-, teenage daughter j
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fields of
Fi < hurst, became perhaps the
proudest and happies person at
il-e r.rport Saturday when For
rrer Vice President Nixon signed
her autograph book ? just below
Dwieht D. Eisenhower's signa
ture which she had obtained at
the same dirport when the for
r"c r President arrived under |
;irrilar circumstances two years j
arc The two signatures appear j
torether, with no others on that
ago, had rolled out in u golf cart
to watch the finals of the Nation
al Amaetur Tournament and give
more IgchI people a chancc to set
a look at him.
But the Sandhills impressed
Mr. Nixon. He said he wanted to
come back to play golf (he'd
never been here before), com
mented on the beauty of the day
(it was cool and sunny in the
best tradition of local Fall wea
ther) and appeared altogether
pleased with his short stay here.
Sharing the spotlight with the
former Vicc-Prrsident and 1960
GOP Presidential c&iididuie were
8th District Congressman Charles
R. Jonas of Lincolnton. who is
seeking reelection, and Robert L.
Gavin of Sanford, Republican
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REASON FOR COMPLAINTS ? Here's what persons appear
ing before the town council this week were complaining about:
garbage and Dash piled higher than an automobile, remaining
unburied and frequently burning and smouldering, at the town's
"sanitary landfill" disposal area. Smoke is drifting upward at !
left-center of this picture which shows only a portion of the
accumulated waste. (Pilot photo)
SPOKESMEN, PETITION COMPLAIN OF SMOKE, ODOR
Council To Clean Up, Control Landfill Area
Following bitter complaints
about smoke and offensive ouor
coming from the Town's landfill
waste disposal area off Morgan
tc . Road, opposite the armory,
the town council meeting ""ues
day night, took actions designed
for both immediate and long
range elimination of the problem.
Present to hear complaints
from residents of the Murray
Hill Road area, living about l*
half-mile south of the landfill,
was the entire council: Mayor
Norris L. Hodnkins, Jr.. Mayor
Pro Tem Fred Pollard and
Councilmen Felton Capel, C. A.
McI.RitKhHn Hnrry Petbick.
After a session that was fea
tured by a sometimes heated ex
change of remarks between
Michael Valen of Murray Hill
Road and Town Manager F. F.
Rainev, the council directed the
manager to determine the cost of
renting heavy equipment ? drag
?tine or bulldozer ? temporarily",
in the near future, to bury a
large quantity of izarhage and
trash that has accumulated in the
iirpn: and also to have ready, ior
a special meeting, to be held
within 10 days, recommendations
for a regulatory ordinance that
would control operation of the
landfill so that the town can
look after it properly with avail
able funds and prevent an accu
mulation of trash from piling up
Information for drawing up
an ordinar.ee will be obtained
from towns and cities that
have such laws and by consulting
with the League of Municipali
With Valen, who had request
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FT A Committee Makes
School Traffic Safety
Meeting in Weaver Auditori
um Monday night, the East
Southern Pines Parent-Teacher
Association gave its endorsement
to a series of recommendations
brought in by a PTA committee
To Leave Vass;
Jones, Inc., of Vass, manufac
turers of mop yarns, this commu
nity's largest industry, has sold
its building and will move out
by the end of the year.
But, said Paul Jones, president
and manager, a new industrial
firm will open in the building,
employing as many or more peo
ple than are now employed
Jones said he was not at liber
ty to reveal the identity of the
new owner, except that it was a
well-known and well-established
concern and "our relations with
? his community have been so
'inc. we would not leave without
securing a good replacement."
In a notice given to his em
-loyees, numbering about 45, and
in a letter to the town board of
commissioners, Jones said the
Jones. Inc. business will be clos
ed and he will return to his home
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Coin Show Slated
; At Local Armory
' The first bifT show of the Sand
hills Coin Club will be held Sat
| urtfnv and Sunday at the Nation
[ al Guard Armory and is expected
I 4o dnw collectors, antiquarians
LVid other hobbyists from all over \
General admission is free and
everyone's invited to see the va
ried displays of coins and related
nticiues. put on by both amateur
ollectors and professional deal
rs. Several famous special col
'ections and some extremely rare
coins will be shown.
Dealers from North and South
Carolina. Virginia and Maryland
have taken 41 tables, the full
rapacity of lhe An ory, and
"'ill be available for consulta
tions and orestion-answerins as
well as for exhibiting their
wares. Honrs will be from 10 am
10 pm Saturday, and from 12
'-non to 6 pm Sunday Door prizes
will be given on both days.
W T. Huntley is seneral chair- I
mnn of the show, nlanned as an
innual affair of the Coin Club,
which Hrmvs i*s membership
from a half-dozen Central Caro
!in? counties. C. A. McLaughlin.
Mso of Southern Pines, is presi
dent of the club.
Merchants Council To
Convene Monday Night
There will be a meeting of
the Southern Pines Merchants
Council Monday, October 19. at
8 p.m. in the council room of the
Southern Pines Municipal Build
All merchants and interested
persons arc invited.
named last month to study pupil
traffic safety in the area of the
East Southern Pines schools.
Then. Tuesday night, the com
mittee's chairman, Mrs. A. L. Fol
ley. and Dr. C. C. McLean, chair
man of the board of education,
presented the program to the
town council which took under
study those items in it which
asked for changes of parking or
dinances and other actions by
Serving on the committee with
Mrs. Folley and helping to make
I 'he detailed and exhaustive
> study of traffic conditions
around the school, morning and
| afternoon, were: Mrs. William
Scarborough. Mrs W. Harrell
Johnson, Mrs. Watson Scott and
I John Ponzer.
j After its investigation, said
| Mrs. Folley who made the com
j irittee's report and recommenda
| tions, all the members recognized
! danger to students in the "irreg
' ular traffic habits" shown by
! parents and other motorists on
i Massachusetts and New York
Aves., on Ridge St. and on more
distant connecting streets.
Factors contributing to the con
j gesticn, Mrs. Folley reported, are
a total 1.163 students in the East
Southern Pines schools, inclu
ding 806 in the elementary
school; and about 50 cars parked
bv teachers and about 25 cars by
Observations by the commit
tee. she said, include: Ten cars
ratked on adjoining streets be
fore 3 nm on a certain day in
creased to "8, 15 minutes later. A
total of 107 cars was observed in
the school area in 25 minutes.
Congestion is doubled onrainy
days. First and second grade stu
dents use cioss walks but older
students rush into streets be
tween and around parked cars.
| Schoolboy Patrol students (age
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JOHN D. SULLIVAN of
Southern Pines has been se
lected chairman of a biparti
san campaign committee of
Moore County Citizens for
Gavin. Sullivan, vice-presi
dent of Fletcher Southern
Inc. has lived here with his
family for six years. He is a
past exalted ruler of the
Elks Lodge and a deacon at
the United Church of Christ.
Other members of his com
mute will be announced.
Traffic Mishaps Claim 2 Lives
ALEX R. SALMON. JR.
Lee Co. Wreck
Fatal To Rt. 2,
Carthage, Boy, 16
Alex R. Salmon Jr., 16, of Car
thage. Routi- 2, died Monday at
8:30 am at Chapel Hill Memorial
Hospital as the result of injuries
sustained in an automobile wreck
at 0:10 p.m. Sunday on the Center
Church Road in Lee County.
Salmon was first taken to Lee
Couuty Hospital but after exam
ination he was imraediately
He was a sophomore at the
new Union Pines consolidated
J. D. Howie, 18. also of Rt. 2,
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BIKE HITS TRUCK
Rites Held Today
For 4- Year-Old
Funeral services were held this
(Thursday) afternoon for Johnny
Alton Phillips, four-year-old boy
who was killed Tuesday on High
way 15-501, four miles south of
Aberdeen, in a bicycle-truck ac
The Rev. H. L. Summerford
and the Rev. Ber.nie Mancss of
'icinted in the Ashley Heights
Baptist Church. Burial was in
the church cemetery.
The boy was the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Alton Vernon Phillips whose
home is near the accident scene.
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