THE PINEHURST OUTLOOK OURSELVES AS OTHERS SEE US Conclusion of Hammond's Picture of Pinehurst in His New Book, "Winter Journeys Through the South." i' CONTRACTING and REPAIRING Painting, Paper Hanging, Plumbing, Steam Fitting, Carpentering, Electrical Work, Brick Laying, Plastering and Planting Call or 'Phone the PINEHURST GENERAL OFFICE THE HOLLYWOOD, - SOUTHERN FINES, N. C. Open Nov. to May. Capacity 100. All modern conveniences. White help exclu sively. Kooms single and ensuite, with bath. American Plan: from $3.00 per day. Five minutes from the COUNTRY CLUB and GOLF LINKS JT. I,. POTTLE A MOW. Proprietor Write for Illustrated Booklet THE QUALITY STORE IT SERVES YOU RIGHT FINE GROCERIES GOOD SERVICE PROMPT DELIVERIES J. L. SMITH & SON, Phone: 22 Southern Pines, N. G. The Largest Line op FURNITURE and HOUSE FURNISHINGS in the Sandhill Section SOUTHERN PINES FURNITURE COMPANY New Store Opposite the Station Phone: 41-7 THE Pinehurst Jewelry Shop Jewelry Notions and' Silverware Repairing and Engraving THE MONSON FIREPROOF Water Front, St. Augustine, Florida 100 Rooms. 65 Private Baths Opened 1915 Addition 1916 New 18-hole Golf Course open December, 1916 MANHATTAN HOTEL St. Petersburg, fla. Modern, central. Tropical grounds, boating, folf, tennis. Cuisine and service excellent, unny verandas, homelike and especially attrac tive. Capacity 100. Write for booklet and rates. A. B. Vance, Manager. Also operating Hotel Astor, Orlando, Fla. Batchelder&Snyder Company Packers, Poultry Dressers, Butter Makers 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 63 Blackstone St. 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76 North St BOSTON, MASS. ur. Ernest W. Bush osteopath Southern Pines, North Carolina Pinehurst differs from many re sorts in the fact that the whole community has sprung from one central source; the town itself, that is, is an outgrowth of the resort and not 'vice versa, as is usually the case. The whole dis trict is governed by one autocrat, though a very amiable one. This autocrat is Mr. Leonard Tufts of Boston. Anyone who has the pleasure of Mr. Tufts' acquain tance knows that he is not a des pot by any means. Quietly insist ent, most discerning, and accus tomed to success in having his own way whenever he thinks that necessary, he is nevertheless a man of sufficiently broad vision to know that there are many opin ions in the world, and that it is by a just opposition of these opin ions that equilibrium in the uni verse is secured. He has many associates and neighbors now, and he manages to maintain a very high degree of harmony through out the ramifications of the whole system of which he is the genius. The little village is the out growth of the conception of the late James W. Tufts, of Boston, who in 1895 laid the foundation of the present Pinehurst. He be came acquainted with the virtues of the Carolina uplands in this "sandhill" section years before this date, and at length became possessed of the idea, being a man of philanthropic impulse and gen erous purse, to found a communi ty for those individuals in the world who were in ill health through lack of proper climatic surroundings. He began this humanitarian undertaking but soon came to realize that his vis ion was chimerical and he changed his enterprise to the form in which it substantially exists at present. The whole fact on which Pine hurst is situated includes ten thousand acres. The portion on which the village stands was laid out by Olmstead, the landscape architect of Boston. This means that there are no straight lines in the development of the place. When one walks, one walks in a circle ! It is attractive, however, I to follow the winding roads of. Pinehurst, with the shrubs beside the walks, passing the pleasant lawns of the place and occasion ally meeting- a great, scraggly, long-leaf pine tree, the belligerent species of vegetation from which this section derives its name. The little community was all planned and was well nigh completed be fore guests, were entered at the hotel, or cottages were offered for sale. The whole place has now a capacity for guests of about ten thousand, though this is an elastic limit often strained to the utmost. I have spoken of the "long leaf" pine and I hope my tone has conveyed my affection. Who can ever forget the long-leaf pine? It resembles the familiar inhabi tant of the Northern forest only there is a certain flamboyance and bulliness to it that the North ern pine has not. The leaves or needles are very much longer and there is a greater extravagance in all of its crooked gestures than one finds in the Northern pine. Now it comes with its fel lows over the barren hill-tops like an army with banners advancing; and here one sees the tree alone, a sentinel upon a distant hill-top. Its armor it bent, its accoutrements are battered, it is worn by inner doubts and fears, but still it stands on duty perpetually overcome, but never-dismayed in heart. There are several hotels in Pinehurst, so that one may take his choice and suit his purse. The Carolina, the largest of the chain, is a very comfortable and commo dious house, one of whose distin guishing features is its pleasant sleeping porches. Then there is the Holly Inn which has a clien tele of its own, mainly of New England people. If one stops at the Carolina he will be fortunate to secure a sleeping porch. The rooms which have this adjunct are in great de mand and are usually engaged a long time ahead. The table at the Carolina is extraordinarily good; the service is excellent, and there is a wide variety of edibles. The dining-room is not pretty (Continued on page thirteen)

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