THE PILOT, a Paper With rharacter. Aberdeen. North Carolina
Friday, March 30, jggj
Published every Friday by
THE PILOT, Incorporated.
Aberdeen, North Carolina
NELSON C. HYDE, General Manager
BION H. BUTLER, Editor
J AMES BOYD STRUTHERS BURT
One Year $2.00
Six Months $1.00
Three Months 50
Address all communications to The
Pilot, Inc., Aberdeen, N. C.
Entered at the Postoffice at Aber
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taxes ? One thing that condemns i product that today the egg and i him as a factor m the excellent
the luxury taxes is that it-tries poultry supply of this section | telephone system that has foi
ls becoming a pronounced asset, lowed the task of recreating ti*e
Probably no other Southern re- united plant. He handled his
to make some one else carry our
portion of the honest load. The
only tax that any man can ad
vocate 'honestly is one that tries
to put an equally proportionate
situation with a tactful clever
ness that gained the confidence
of the people who appreciated
his candor and his intelligence.
The creation of a new scheme
for the Board of County Com
missioners is probably a wise
move. The county is now divided I expenses of business except
•into districts that are to nave -v^hat comes front the buyer,
sepaiiate representation, each TTiat is where all the tobacco
sort section has such an ex
cellent supply of poultry prod
ucts, originating in 5ts immed-
burden on every one of us. That | iate vicinity, for the farmers of ^ -
is why a straight sales tax is the j Moore county have gone at the | The people on the street and the
best so far proposed. A small | matter intelligently, with the ^ employes in the office liked TVet-
general tax on all s<ales, laid at j help of technicially trained men | tin. The patrons of the lin^
the source of the article, passed j under government supervision,' found s^atisfaction in the excel-
right down the line to the man and the result is that a crop of | lent service. No doubt his trans
fresh eggs arrives every day at fer to Wisconsin is to his ad-
the distributing centers of the | vantage, but that does
villages, direct from the farms ly offset the break in :Wien<ny
of the poultry organizations in; relations that occurs when he
the immediate vicinity. The; goes away. ...
supply of poultry is similar in; Incidentally, while it
its character, being ample and der to damn the men who are
direct from the farm to the deal-1 connected with almost any big
er or the home. , industry, especially those that
It looks now as if the day of j serve us intimately, like ^
imported eggs and of cold stcr-, phones, railroads, electric i
age eggs is gone for keeps. The i companies and their kind, Mr. \
farmers have been installing i Trettin sort of eased down the |
that is the final buyer, puts that
taix where it must go to be hon
est in its fairness of distribu
tion. Neither manufacturer,
merchant, rich man, poor man
or another, should be saddled
with any of the tax except his
fair share of what the total
amount is. The gasoline tax
shows how readily the payer ac
cepts his assessment. He knows
everybody else is on even keel
with him and being a square
man he never utters a protest.
The merchant can^t pay the tax.
Nobody has any money to pay
GAMMACK & CO.
New York Stock Exchange
Pittsburgh Stock Exchange
39 Broadway, New York CHy
SOUTHERN PINES—NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE
Telephones: Southern Pines 6751—^Pinehurst 3821
WHAT PRICE CONCRETE!
good stock, one man mention- j brickbats and other things that
ing $20 paid for a setting of might have been thrown more ^ Edtor, The Pilot:
eggs to secure good blood, and | freely at his concern had his re-, This article is written in behalf of
another even more than that for j lation with the community been the little children who have been de-
a single rooster to head his less satisflactory or his company ! prived of the use of the sidewalk of mine, once told me that when he
flock. In keeping with outlays of i less serviceable. But both made around the courthouse on which to | was making a speech on a certain
‘‘What's in a name’^?
HARDLCKA BRSZYNSKI, a friend
district returning its own selec- money comes from, all the elec- | this sort for good stock the far-! a good record and the man goes .roller skate. Every citizen of Car-1 occasion he wound up a particular-
tion from its own territory, ®^ch light money, lall the money j mers have been building suitable away With a clean slate and the thage knows there is no available i ly dramatic peroration with the quo-
district able to present to the | Qf every kind, and we can’t | poultry houses, studying their j company is conceded to be giV’ playground for children. The roads | tation “What’s in a name?” where-
joint board a picture of condi- | evade the tax if we want to. The I work, preparing to put eggs on ing a service that is so satisfac-1 being dangerous for them to play in | upon a man in the hack of the hall
tions in its part of the county. i only thing to do is to apportion | the market promptly as soon as tory that most folks have for-
there remains no other place on which i ruined his forensic flourish with the
In a way the various sections of I under the law among all; gathered, in attractive shape, gotten to complain about it at all| to roller skate. Fm told that the I stentorian reply “Chiefly consonants
the^ county have matters of in-1 persons. Give every one of us! and at prices that will move of late. Which is doggoned good. | reason they were made to discontinue ; in yours!”
dividual concern to hold up to ghare and no more, and j them. Eggs now are under j —' i was due to the “wear and tear on the Many magazines of late have been
the board, and men from those ^jon’t ask any one else to p^iy ^ twenty-five cents for the gilt-j TURPENTINE
I concrete.” What price concrete! WTiat i devoting space to names of indivi-
different neighborhoods knows i your legitimate share. j edged type, and at that figure MAY COME BACK i concrete in the world is worth the <iuls whose respective callings in life
best the mfluences and nej 'they constitute one of the most A man who has been looking
I amount of good this exercise does the ' make their appellations particularly
questions that ^ise. Witn in- XHE MEDAL | palatable and inexpensive arti-. over the rural regions of the j
chiMren. It is an established fact that | apropos or mal-apropos as the case
creased responsibilities an m- ^ Qp HONOR ] cles of food that can come to the i Sandhills during the winter, jf
you deprive >-young people of vig- i may be.
creased number ot men on the' ^nder the new road law two! table. In the Sandhills the says this section has a big pos-j
orous outdoor exercise they will ob- As in most other games, the Sand-
Moorp Highway Commissioners I householder need no longer sibipy m two things. One is the, tain an outlet in more undesirable; hill Section can hold its own in this
1 loore county is growing ana iib ^ state retire to nrivate i worry about cold-storage eggs, i production oi turpenti e and ways. Why drive these splendid boys! amusing indoor sport. For instance
' I'fe ^fter an association with the j or eggs .from nobody knows ; resin on a rather interesting , girlg to the old fashioned proce- in Pinehurst the proprietor of the Car-
fiirviho.- TVin ' Toad affairs of this part of the i where. Dealers can be asked for, scale, and the other a contmued ^ure of sneaking hehind peoples back olina Pharmacy is Mr. Viall, Mr.
Pniintv rnr^^i«<!innpr« will state—J. Elwood Cox and John | dependable eggs with the assiir- succession of crops of pulp ^ ^r their fun? Wickwire is a manufacture of cop-
ho nhlLpH tn crivp timo i Sprunt Hill. Time aft^r time J ance that your dealer can get i wood. Southern Moore a few; consideration of the fact that per screening, Mr. Cheatham is a
affair/' many of us have pestered them; the kind that is above reproach ■ years ago was one of the prom-1 carthage has a Woman’s Club, Men’s minister, and at The Beacon Dr. Win-
nn a hrnnHpi- a’ralp anA fnVo tViP conceming road WOrk in the ! if you tell him you want them. | J^ent tuiyentme fiems OI tne ciub, Music Club, Book Club and two ters and Mrs. West are visiting Mrs.
pniintv no n fnrtnr in o-nvpm COUnty, on the varioUS roads ! Or the poultry association will . United States. The trees were three Bridge Cluhs, it seems rather North in the South. At Knollwood
niATit'mnrp dPriniKslv T^^sihlv that come this way, and while arrange your supply for you, at l worked out and cut tor lumber, l to rob the children of their were there’s a Will there’s a Way,
WP nrp not far from a poiintv ' occasionally they have intimated i such intervals and in such quan- and the industry moved to other ' share of fun. i and at the Holly%vood in Southern
trnvprnmpnt that will Vinvp tn hp that they COUld not do every- i tities as you want, direct from sections. Since then new crops l The amazing concern on the part, Pines the pastry cook is Mr. Pye.
emnloved on the basis f navine- everybody asked for, The i the farm or through your groc* ^ have been coming on.!
of the town fathers for the concrete
capable men for the^work they I constrained to confess in I er, and With the full assurance Today the county is covered with , strikes a somewhat inconsistent note.
None of which has anything to do
with banking. But names are of par
amount importance to all financial
transactions, is proof of which take a
check to a l)ank and watch the ex
pression of the man behind the wicket
^ ^ I--- X when you ask him to cash it. V-atch
feel like wringing the neck of' press on the market man that small tube^ fron^ the tre^ to • morning bridge games has blinded him scrutinize the signature and you
will realize at once that “nothing is
more to be desired than a good name."
BANK OF PINEHURST
Pinehurst, N. C.
ITk will LrV be'fl' humility apd gratitude “that | that you w^l not only get what i youn^ p^ they are really so anxious to en-
done before many more years.. these two men have done a; you want, but what you should enough beauty of Carnage why
This county is ceasing to be a job for this county have When you are in the Sand- ^ ^ ^ ® ^ ^ don t they start m the nght quar-
rural neighborhood in which the WJieii you want a thing and' hills the egg question need neycr tha^do not kill a tree to get ter? There .s a much greater need
public tasks are to be done in want it to the point that you: trouble you any more if you im- “e mw ol crude piteh.W the.r efforts. Absorption m m.d
hpp fflcsliinn Tn^n f^el like wringing the neck of press on the market man that smaii tuoe ipm me tpe lo ^^ornmg bridge games has blmde<
servine* a neighborhood aiid satisfied with noth- ^sed in present day ■ them, evidently, to the disgusting
neiuhborlv manifestation of iiis genuine Sandhill fresh Practice, turpentine operation of the filth and trash which is
interest in fi*overnment times want to shed blood, j eggs from the poultry associa- ^^ch d^age to a uterally strewn from one end of the
The appointments of Seymour ^^«e of Cox and Hill ^ tion producers. ^
and Cameron will strenetben the to be said that they have 1 staple ana vaiuaoie cnemi ; ^re much more m evidence as a decor-
board by the addition of two done about what they ■ TRETTIN GOES product that has not been j
ation than shrubbery and flowers.
good men. Frank Cameroa is a ^ould, for all the time we have TO WISCONSIN : tZ^'f"foi^as ^fif wHlXays'! T'® '"''f Harry Flemm at a delicious turkey
level-headed practical young f ^en on their "ecks when the present owners of ^ have a valul With thL cr^T^f i
chap who has a standing in h^s ^ something m this par- the telephone system of Pine- voune- nines on the wav the man i ®^ J ® ® * odell was called to Washine
section, as G. C. Seymour has quarter of the footstool hurst and Southern Pines terri- P^^^^ ?n tne way, tne man | eourthouse. It is impossible to walk! H. A. Odeli was caUed to Washing
in the resort communities Beth ' have had all the rest of I tory came into possession of the
McNeill were guests of Mr. and Mr?.
cited says the future could see (Jown town without hesitating to step j City Sunday night on business,
a big and continued income to upo^ the “cherished concrete.” Ten ! Walter Blue of Greensboro spent a
Ee^tS^r^Tam^^^^ our good neighbors in a^n'^ac\Te™n'^ in^ j this county fro^ from the ^urthouse one I
business mpthod<; qnri Vir lrlino- other counties have been wnrV W n Tr^ffin Q rn 1 XI i. i throw a fair sized-picnic, remains of I weeK.
uuMiiesb mernoas ana noiaing ^ , , work was W. U. liettin. l^or aj Travelers over thecounty peelings, papers, and other trash i Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Coffey and
the co>^fidence of thp dpopIp of eager to rake down the timp hp stavpH nrpttv rln<5P in L ^ x. .V peelings . . ^ tx
their districts. They will work in appropriations for thoir roads the neighborhood, giving much ^ood that hl^beSn St "and ' Fridart ^teigh"’’’'''
harmonV with the older mem- "**®"tion to detail and to^contact J“for pi^p wood Pine trees ^ "
bers of the board, and only ^ ^ Zu if ^ with the people. As the new es-
promising prospects are ahead barrel that held tablishment progressed Mr.
of the new organization. A more swag they w^e guarded by Trettin was less seen in this
acceptable choice could hardly that wanted to community, his responsibilities
be made by any one. diveit the money elsewhere <is taking him to various points!
^ The town has a great deal of nat- I Miss Jessie May Sugg of Vass was
reach a pulp wood size more : beauty and charm; with proper i ^ week-end visitor of Mrs. Henry
rapidly than any other tree that | ^>3^^ there is no reason why it should ; Craves.
grows. A pine forest of some be one of the prettiest villages in i Mrs. Loula Taylor and Herbert Mc-
density would probably yield a | the State, but with combined effort j motored to Fayetteville Monday
One thine- miff’Tt h/^vr hppn ^hiently as we tried to divert it whprp tliP ^ of pulp wood every four or expended only on suppressing the chil-| Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Sted-
CO^Wered fn Trfating the new ^ i i years by careful thinning. | ^ren it doesn’t stand a chance to be «^an Ballard was hostess to the Wo-
board. It is a pity that the polit -
_ years by careful thinning. |
ests. but he dropped_ in at times i Leaving the smaller trees to i attractive, even if
the show is over and and was welcomed, for he made 1 come on after a crop is removed ' t i » n, j
ical alignment is permitted to ^he danger of being accused ol fiends. The announce- would provide the Lxt crop a ® ^
so OTOrshadow other things that 'thesf men thlt i Pi’ocess that could be continued
the Republicans of the county t. Mn!^r« • ffrred to Wisconsin, to a bigger j indefinitely, while the top
destiny of the county’s business uetter man we naa wnen lines have served in this com-
in its hands. Good business twain entered ^P^n the unity, for Trettin was hi?hly
principle ought to give consid- i appreciated as a Valuable man
eration to ,any important min- might have here. He had a popularity that
ority in any thing. Moore ^^^®d betted, and maybe we individual asset, as well
man’s Auxiliary of the Lakeview
Church. There was a splendid at-
Finally, while other villages are j tendance at the meeting and a good
willing to block off sections of the ! ^t the conclusion of the
county hais Rr(publijcans who received all the favors we! ^g standing that came to
have intelligence and integrity <^eserve under strict weighing of |
^and business ability. They are . factors to be considered.
entitled to representation as well start argument
PTivnnp pUp debatable matters that
as anyone else.
WHERE TAXES enough that Cox and Hill have I
__ „ I can t v^artnage assume its j wcxc
forest coming into populartiy m ^^are of responsibility to these fu- i S«ests of Mrs. W. H. Coffey Sunday
this county may prove itself
not only a handsome thing to
look at, but a good investment
from an industrial point of view,
embracing several outlets.
ture citizens and choose certain hours, , evening.
Goodness only knows how many
SHOULD BELONG made it possible to have a good | persons in the Sandhills accepted the
One of the troubles in the system of highways throughout | Camel invitation to write about the
Legislature about fixing a tax county. Perhaps had the axe i new cigarette wrapper, but the prize
scheme for the state is that fallen on them so suddenly, is $50,000 and we hereby move that
every fellow from the sea to might have gone still far- j if it comes to Moore county, the win-
the mountains is trying to plan would be ingratitude ner give half to the Moore County
a project that would put the tax express appreciation Hospital.
on some other payer. Newspap- the fine job they continued i
ers, individuals, legislators, phil- ^P . t^^ir retire- j Miss Agnes McNaughton, superin-
osophers, all cling to the same The Pilot for one ^ tendent at Samarcand, has done a
delusion, that sound economic on their coats an great job there with the delinquent
principle means make the other medal of honor to in- giris thrust upon her from all parts
fellow cut the wood. The argu- that at least one of the of the state. Sixteen of them register
ment in favor of a high luxury bolsheviks who at times made their appreciation by burning: down
tax is that the buyer who uses miserable on the days two of the dormitories.
luxuries can be made to carry ^ew roads were under dis-
the burden, and some folks urge cussion at the Highway rooms in' The next few weeks offer the lead-
that we don’t have to use lux- ? “ thinks they have earn- attractions of the year for those
uries, and by not buying them favorable remembrance, of the Sandhills who like good golf,
we can avoid the tax. ®f this county. i ^ood tennis and good horses. Prac-
What a crooked proposition! o * twt-tiijtx-r ri mji? tically all the leading professional
Why should anybody want to 1 HE | golfers will be here for the North
avoid his fair share of taxes? * Ijiirlj BLLl & South Open, most of America’s
We are all anxious enough to For three or four years the I’anking tennis players for the annual
claim our share and as much egg and poultry .production of spring tournament, and the best
fnore of the benefits of govern- the Sandhills has been increas-; looking- horses of the section on ex-
ment as we can get. Why try to ing to such an extent and on hibit March 31st and April 1st on
GRAINS OF' SAND
when court is not in session, and let
them roller skate to their hearts con
—MRS. H. F. SEAWELL, .JR.
Carthage, N. C.,
i March 15, 1931.
hurst Horse Show. A
should be had by all.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McNeill, Mrs.
Ida Williams and Mrs. Ethel Howe,
were dinner guests of Mrs. Adelaide
Leitsche at the Jefferson Inn Satur
day evening. After dinner the party
attended the theatre.
Those from Lakeview attending the
very inspiring Rally Day service at
Old Union Church on Sunday w^^re
In the proposed Congressional re-, Mrs. Frank Briscoe
districting to provide another Mem- Kennel ”
ber of Congress for North Carolina,
I Dune McCrimmon, Mr. and Mrs. Wal-
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Odell of De- ; ter Cole, Dorothy Cole, Clyde Causey,
troit a^e the house guests of Mr. and j Mr. and Mrs. Orin Causey, Miss Sallie
at ‘‘Dogwood ! McDonald, W. H. McNeill, Miss Pearl
McNeill and Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Me-
the Seventh district, of which Moore I „ m’’"’
U a r»aT*f incoe T?Qnrir^i«v. + -p ^ Ho\\6 and their guest, Mrs. Adelaide . church, living- within easy reach were
is a part, loses Randolph county from w,-. Uo,. .
which its late representative, William
C. Hammer, came. The proposed
changes do not otherwise affect this
Leitsch of Columbia, Wis., have re
turned from gt delightful motor trip
to Charleston, S. C. While away they
j. . . ^ _ 1 , , , visited the famous magnolia
district. Randolph becomes a part of '
the Fourth district, along with Chat-' t?\/t *^1,4. • j- i
, „ TTr 1 X , ; Dwight is spending the week
ham Frankhn, Nash Wake, Johnson ' his people in South Carolina,
and Vance counties. The Seventh will i j^r. and Mrs. George Graves of
still have twelve counties. \ n^^4.u • •4.- • j
Carthage are visiting their daughter.
Mrs. Worth Miller.
This is Carolina Forest Week. Give ! Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Newcomb and
a thought to the prevention of forest Mrs. Mary Downie motored to Gre-ns.
fires. Our pines are our greatest as- boro Sunday and were guests al
set. They have made the Sandhills. Sedgefield Inn, returning by way of
Protect them. . High Point.
. , 7 , ^ , Calvin Pairclbth of Minneapblis.
We want to congratulate O. J. Fet- ^ Minn., is visiting his sister, Mrs. C.
erson, editor of the Chatham Record.; G. Priest.
Mr. Peterson has found a use for the I Mrs. Herbert Poole and Mrs. Mar-
Congressional Record. Our copy of his [ garet Penn of Carthage, were visitors
dodge our honest proportion of such a plane of' excellence of the occasion oFieT^h‘annual* Pine-1 frZ^Te^amouT clX^Vblicaton^ ^
Mrs. Henry Vinton and Mis. Daniel
especially invited to attend this ser
vice, to which invitation there was a
hearty response. There was a good
representation from the nearby vil
lages and neighboring communities.
After the service, which was ably
conducted by the pastor, the Rev.
Charles A. Lawrence, the old timers
visited together as was their custom
in bygone days.
The many friends of Robert Wood
ruff, Jr., ^will be delighted to know
that he is satisfactorily recovering
from a double mastoid operation, per
formed Thursday of last week. Mrs.
Woodruff, who was called north on
account of Robert’s illness, is expect
ed home the latter part of the week.
North Carolina will receive $10,-
874 as its share of receipts of na
tional forests in 1930.