THE PILOT, Aberdeen and Southern iPines, North Caroling
♦Friday, September 26, 1932.
Automobile Accidents Claim Toll
of 76 Lives in State During August
Over 400 Killed, 80,030 Injured
In North Carolina Durinjj: First
Eight Months of Year
Real Estate Notes
District Music Clubs
To Meet at Carthage
Fine Program Arranged for Sev-;
enth Annual Session of Cap- i
ital District !
Features at the Fair
County Exposition Opens at
Carthage Oct. llth.—Garri
son Urges Support
Automobile accidents claimed a toll
of 76 lives in North Carolina during
August, the deaths reaching a month
ly high mark for the year and be
ing surpassed by only six months since
1929, L. S. Harris, head of the mo
tor vehicle bureau, reported last
There wore 410 persons killed in
automobile accidents in the state dur
ing the first eight months of the year
and 3,030 injured, the report showed.
There were 492 injured in .August.
The death toll of 7(5 compared with
66 the same month a year ago and
only 54 in July this year.
Children playing in the street fell
victims to more accidents than usual, ‘ year,
with seven fatalities and 10 injured
reported. Two pedestrians were killed
as they walked from behind parked
machines into the path of approach
ing motorists, two others were killed
crossing between intersections and
five were killed walking on highways.
Tw’o intoxicated pedestrians were kill
ed and three injured.
Shields Cameron has leased the
Powell house on Mas.sachusetts ave-
: The seventh annual meeting of the
I Capital district, N. C. Federation of
. , r>- ' Music C lubs, will be held at the First
nue and Ashe street. Southern Pines,; * „ u •
r -1 * 1 ■ Baptist Church m Carthage next
to W. S. Coursey, the family taking
E. A. Hall, of Northeast Harbor,
Marne has rented the Munroe bunga
low at 28 Massachusetts avenue,
.Southern Pines and is expected to ar
rive for the season about October 1st.
Highland Lodge, refurnished and
redecorated will open its hospitality
for Ml'S. Grearson’s 14th season Sat
urday with every prospect for a good
Thursday, October (ith with the Car
thage Music Club as hostess. Mrs. Jos.
j eph S. Correll is director, Mrs. Theo
! Wooten ^IcCulIers Junior chairman
: and Mrs. C. E. Upchurch secretary.
, On the program will be the following,
i The Rev. Frank S. Blue, Mrs. H.
F. Seawell, Mrs. B. B. .A<lams, Mrs,
Cora Cox Lmas, Mrs. A. W. Hon«y-
cutt, Mrs. J. Norman Wills, Mrs. R.
W. Pleasants, Mrs. John Beasley, Mrs.
national, state, and local P. T. A. or-1 Nagle’s famous Wonder Working
ganizations, emphasizing the mutual j dogs, 1.5 of them, have been added to
benefits to the local organizations; the list of attractions at the Moore
■and the larger units from affiliation, j County Fair to be held at Carthage
Mr. Morton then spoke on the work | opening October llth and continuing
the Pinehurst Parent-Teacher Asso-1 through the week. There will be mere
ence period, or more if needed, each'ciatign has accomplished in the past, j than the usual number of entertain-
week to assist pupils. Parents will Cafeteria lunches have been provided I n^^nt features this year, the manage-
also be welcome. This conference each year for children who particu-j i^^ent announces.
The laculty of the Southern Pines
School is very anxious to help pupils
who may be behin<l in their work.
Each teacher will devote one confer-
Eugene Davis, the State president; 1 conic to the office of the Superintend-
Mrs. F'isher Makepeace, a quarter lent from 9 to 9:40 every morning.
year. Bookings for autumn and earl,\ Q^oige Thomas, Mrs. M. G. Dalrym- j Any afternoon after 3 by appoint-
winter show an increase over last comprising Mrs. Frank Blue, Mrs. ^ment. Please call office telephone at
pie and Mrs. Pleasants; Mrs. T. L.; this hour also. In all probability the
I Riddle and Mr. Harold S. Dyer. The j office will not have anyone regularly
The Harry Green residence, ; meeting will convene at 10 o’clock in it after this period,
ed sold to Gordon Brown, has been morning. Election of offi
cers will take place after the one
should be utilized by the pupil. Itjlarly need them. Books have been
should not be considered punishment supplied for different grades and for
but rather as the term conference in- .he libiary. During the past year the
dicates a time to talk things over. association maae it jwssible to have a
The following schedule will be ob- public school music course in the
served: Parents or pupils will be wtl- school and plans have been made to
leased by the new owner
Vost for the season.
session a budget of
$1500.00 was adopted for the year’s
work. Various committees were ap
pointed. The president, Mrs. Cameron,
was named as a delegate to the Dis
trict Conference of the Parent-Teach
er .Association, which meets at
Spring Hope on October 25. In addi-
day came next with 55 mishaps
12 deaths with Friday having 45
cidents and 11 fatalities.
There were 467 drivers involved in u i i
315 accidents in August and only 44 Reckless drivers were charged with j,Jersey City, N. J., arrived on Sunday
of them were women. More than half;90 accidents, in 18 of which, fo,- a two week’s stay. They have
the drivers, of 266. were between the " ere killed, while hit-and-run j purchased Mrs. Vinton’s cottage and
ages of 25 and 54 years while only
22 were under 18 years of age. There
were 45 intoxicated drivers listed in
accidents which claimed nine lives,
one sleeping driver caused a fatal ac-
drivers figured in 25 mishaps i*'| Lakeview friends are looking forward
which three died. Twenty-two drivers j to more frequent or longer visits now
lost control of machines which result-1 that they have a home here,
ed in seven fatal accidents. Miss Vivian Matthews was at home
Five fatal accidents occurred on foj- g short visit last week before
cident and one driver Avih a physical curves and 35 on .straight sti'etches leaving on Friday for a delightful va-
defect was involved in a fatality
Faculty Conference Period will be
Mrs. Brown, Hrst Grade, Monday, tion to Mrs. Cameron the following
2:30-3.15; Miss Wilson, First and Sec- members plan to attend; Mrs. Leo-
ond Grades, Tuesday, 2:30-3.15; Miss nard Tufts, Mrs. True Cheney, Mrs.
Miles, Second Grade, Wednesday, Hulon Cole and .Mrs. J. S. Dunlop.
IT r. 1- ,'2:30-3:15; Miss Lane, Third Grade, The Walter Hines Page Literary
* '• , ugene ^ . Pugh, o ; 2:30-3:15; Miss Riggan, Society met last Wednesday morning
Fourth and Fifth Grade.s, Tuesday, with nearly perfect attendance.
3:15-4:00; IMiss Wade, Fifth Grade, A program on Moore county writ-
Thursday, 3:15-4:00; Miss Dortch, ers wa.s given, with talks on James
Sixth Grace, Wednesday, 3:15-4:00; Boyd, Mr. and Mrs. Struthers Burt
Miss Huntington, Seventh Grades, and Katherine Ripley.
Wednesday, 3:15-4:00; Miss Lumpkin, The grade mothers for -1932-1933
Third and Fourth Grades, Mon Jay were announced as follows:
3:1.5-4:00; Mr. Brown, Social Science, pinst grade A, Mrs. Dan Horner;
Monday. 2:30-3:30; Miss Stutz, Math ^5,.^, pthel Journey;
Second evade. Mrs. Bill Dunlop;
state hip:h\vav. Foi*ty-four of the
Leonard Lacks returned to Chapel I Dan Horner, Mrs. Alex Stewart, and ’
Hill last week where he is a member Mr. aTid Mrs. W. M, McLeod,
of the junior class at the University. ' The October meeting of the Wo-|
Mrs. A. P. Thompson had as guests «ian’s Auxiliarj' of the Community 1
Friday and Saturday of last week her ; Church will be held Tuesday evening,]
cousins, Miss Bessie Black and Miss i *^he 4th in the Ladies’ parlor at the j
Kee of Wilmington and Mrs. Crom-^ church. All members are urged to be
atie of Garland. ' present and visitors are always wel-
Archie Robertson, editor of The tomed.
Bob Woodruff, Jr., ran down from .during the week: Dramatic, Glee Club,
Chapel Hill to spend Saturday withiHi-Y, Science, French and .\thletic.
his family. j The ' Southern Pines High School
enth grade, Mrs. T. A. Cheatham;
Eighth grade, Mrs. Charles Picquet;
The agricultural exhibits are ex
pected to surpass those of pi'evious
years, accoi-ding to County Farm
Ag'ent E. H. Gavrison. Interviewed
by The Pilot this week Mr. Garrison
“The Moore County Fair this year,
I think, will be equally as good as
the one last year, which I thought
was a very creditable display of farm
products and livestock. The exhibits
of livestock and poultry will be equal
ly as good if not better than last
.vear, and there should be some keen
er competition along this line. Herds
anil flocks have been improved quite
a bit and a good many new exhibiters
will be on hand this fall. Through
some mistake, entries for Ayshire cat
tle were not made. This was an error
on our part in making up last year’s
and this year’s catalogue and was not
intentional. Rre'’^'prs of these cattle
are requested to put on anything they
have to display and the same prizes
will be paid for these as for the other
“We have nev'er failed to get the co
operation of the people in our under
taking and I am sure that they will
back us up again this year. Even
not be just what
on, please bring’
chances are you
good or better
than your neighbors.
“All those who are expecting Jo
Mr. and .Mrs. W. B. Warner and son,
Billy, of Southern Pines, visiteci Lake-
view friencis on Sunda.v.
Mrs. A. S. Xewconib, Miss Rebec-
Athletic Association was
Outlook has returned for the winter
after spending the summer at Roar
W. H. Rush of Cleveland, Ohio, was
a week-end guest in the home of his
sister, Mrs. Charles W. Picquet. Mr.
and Mrs. Picquet, Mrs. Mildred Rush
and Mr. Rush spent a day and night
in Charlotte early this week.
James Quale arrived in Pinehurst
Tuesday after spending the summer
at Biddeford Poole, Me.
Mrs. J. S. Dunlop and Mrs. Gor
don Cameron, delightfully entertain
with Mary Welch as president,
Chailes Beck, vice president, and
George Mooie and Katie Lee Ward,
ta Bacon and Miss Alice Littlefield j''eapurers. The Purpo.se of this or-
j'Vent to Fayetteville for a day’s shop-,promote cican ath-
! ing last Friday. letics throughout the Southern Pines
i Mrs. J. R. McQueen and Mrs. W. I
Mr. and Mr.s. E. L. Scofield and ^ H. McNeill accompanied Mr. McNeill j
family have returned from their j to Raleigh on IVlonday.
home in the north where they spent ! Representatives of the Lakeview
the summer. i Woman’s .\uxiliary at the Group Con-
Elsworth Jones and cousin came ! ference held at Manly on Tuesday in
cluded Mrs. Steadman Ballard, Mrs.
Woodruff, Mrs. McQueen, Mrs. Gib
bon, Mrs. .McXeill, and Miss Jennie
On Wednesday Mrs. McQueen and
■Mrs. McNeill enjoyed a delightful day
(Continued from Page 1) i with Mrs. Bion Butler and Jliss Helen
Butlor at Valhalla, their attractive
down from Raleigh for the week-end
with his mother, Mrs. L. J. Pegram. ,
DEVELOPEMENT OF NATIONAL 1
OPERA TO CENTER HERE,
Tenth graiJe, .Mrs. Sam Lacks; Elev- put on exhibits are requested to have
enth grade, Mrs. James Quale and; these on the grounds not later than
Mrs. J. S, Dunlop. j Tuesday noon. Exhibits will be judg-
Mi.ss Bryant’s first grade has a jWednesday morning and if things
liackboard newspaper, of which the' come in after Tuesday it
class is very proud. The news and a ! causes a good bit of trouble and con-
weather report are printed on the ’ fusion. The tent will be erected the
board every morning. It is later used' of the week before the fair»
for a reading lesson. i everything will be ready for the
The sixth grade has organized ^
football squad, and has also been; therefore, not have
, , have their entries matie.
The eleventh grade has gamed a
new member Bill Tew, who comes
10m ^ong .sane. county fairs have fallen by the way-
Ma.- Freeman, Stanley Lacks, .Mr. side, Moore County has kept forging
Whichard and Mr. Webb went to ahead. Let’s stay at the top.
establish more firmly, to build more ^ home near Southern Pines,
ed at The Dunlop home on Wednes- <leerly into the true consciousness of j F- M. Dwight is building an at-
our own people, and to bring into be-■ ^*'^cti'’ij log cabin office on the sight
ing another great invisible reality—' nursery where he is a’^'o ar-
The United States National Opera. i >anging for living quarters.
One of the most important events
of the school week was the first meet
ing of the Pinehurst Parent-Teacher
Association, held in the school £udi-
toriuni on Wednesday afternoon, Sep
tember 21. Mrs. Gordon Cameron,! Chapel Hill Saturday to attend the
president, presided. The other offi- Carolina-^^■ake Forest Football game. (; o |
cers are Miss Loula Loving, secretary They also attended the State-.Appala-
and Mrs. J, F. Taylor, treasurer. | chian game in Raleigh Saturday
Mrs. True Cheney made a talk on night.
HUDDLE IN CARTHAGE:
day evening at, an informal reception
honoring the faculty and grade moth
ers of the Pinehurst Public schools.
Air. and -Mrs. Hugh W. ('arter and
little daughter, Betsey have returned
from an exte.uied visit with Mr. Car
ter’s mother at Somerville, N. J.
Miss May Chapman of Cleveland,
Ohio has returned and is opening her
house. The Cottage School, this week.
W. P. Morton and daughter. Miss
Margaret Morton were recent visitors
to Charlotte. While there they called
on Miss Dorothy Ehrhardt, who is a
first year student at QQueens-Chicora
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Ehrhardt left
Tuesday night for Newberry, S. C., in i
The Presidential Campaign
“Ten years of achievement in Wash-
inifton wrote the first chapters in this
history of American music. That era
closed with a great international Op
era P'estival which for the first time
united five great nations in music—
supreme messenger of ihe arts of
“Durin}r that time, a hundred yoimg
American artists started their musi
cal careers. Among them John Charles
Thomas made his grand opera debut
in his own capital in a production of
' On Monday evening Mr. and Mrs.
R, T. Woodruff and Mr. and Mrs. A.
S, Newcomb were guests of Jlrs.
Janie Biiscoe Fuller at her Knoll-
wood home for dinner and cards.
rs. Raymond Johnson of Pinehurst
spent the past week end with her ^
By Fred Belts
•■\s the campaign progresses, it be
comes increasingly evident that un
less there is a shift during the <>ext
six weeks. President Hoover and the
Republican party are in for trouble.
In('ecd, basing one’s guess on the
He is at hay
strike out at his
Republican leaders of .Moore county
met in the office of H. F. Seawell, Jr.,
in Carthage Monday night to formu
late plans for the fall campaign, lo
cal, state and national. The meeting
. . butpreparing to, was the most enthusiastic held in a
adversaries. 1 lonsr time, and reports from various
sections of the county were unusually
•Aida attended by President Coolidge, t^e coast over the past week
members of the whole official world.
respcfnse to a message informing and four thousand of his own country-
them of the illness of their son, Her-; men.
bert, a student at Newberry College, j “A young North Carolinian, Lamar
He wap expected to undergo an oper- j Stringfield, was given an opportunity
ation for appendicitis on Wednesday i to conduct his first grand opera, and
morning. ! also to produce his own composition
Mrs. Daniels of New Bern came i with which he later won the Pulitzer
this week for a visit with her sister, | prize.
Mrs. Tom Cole. Little Mary Jane Cole, | First Unit Here
who has spent the past two months
mother, Mrs. Coffey. On Sunday even-‘ lesults of newspaper polls and stori..,
ing Mrs. .Johnson, of Southern Pines, one might predict that a Roosevelt
and Misses Mary and Margaret Me-1 lamlsiide is bv no means impossible.
Quests'’ The pool conducted by the Scripps.
tt' ^ . : Howard papers in the Republican
H. H. rlemm and ade Cottey went ] /-v,; ,
. , I State of Ohio, shows a 3 to 1 vote
against the President.
A Chicago Tribune political writer
canvassing farm states wires his pa-
end and brought back some fine spec
imens of their luck which they gen
erously ^shared with some of their
Miss Elizabeth Ray of Cameron
spent the week-end at the home of
her mother, Mrs. D. S. Ray at Pine
“Edouard Albion whose vision and; Tree Cottage.
J. T. Ward of Southern Pines spent
W'ith her grandmother in New Bern, 1 labor brought these things to pass,
returned home with Mrs. Daniels and} carries forward the upbuilding and I the week-end with Robert and Leroy
is receiving a very enthusiastic wel-1 expan.sion of the greater National J Snipes,
come. , Opera. The fir.st unit is being devel
Mrs. Eric Nelson and son, Donald j oped in North Carolina.
came this week after passing the
summer at Little Compton, R. I. Mr.
Nelson will follow at an early date.
Mr. and Mrs. Mulcahy announce
the re-opening of The Market Square
Restaurant on next Tuesday, October
4th. Painters have been busy on the
interior decorations, which adds dis
tinctive charm to this popular place.
W. P. Morton and family will move
the latter part of the week from
Pine Lodge Cottage to the house for
merly occupied by A. B. Cameron,
near the Pinehurst Garage.
After spending the summer at
Roaring Gap, Mr. and Mrs. Alec In-
nes and son, Roderick have returned
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Tait and fam
ily are back from Roaring Gap where
they spent the summer months.
Those attending the group confer
ence at Manly on Tuesday were Mrs.
Raymond Johnson, Mrs. A. P. Thomp
son, Mrs. R. E. Wicker, Mrs. Jenny
Hensley, Mrs. Donald Currie, Mrs.
“F ive additional voices are needed I
for this North Carolina unit—a dra- i
inatic tenor, a lyric tenor, a dramat- j
ic soprano, a contralto and a mezzo.
Applicants will be accepted on pro
bation and when ready will be giv
en contracts with the company.
“There are also needed three schol
arships for young voices of outstand
ing beauty, but with no means to
“Mr. Albion’s own artistry has been I
acclaimed by enthusiastic audiences
throughout the United States and
Canada since his first American en
gagement—a trans-contin«(ntal ,^4our
as assisting artist to Luisa Tetraz-
“His mes.sage as an artist has ^own
with each year since then, and will be
a large factor in the new era of this
Ervin Saunders spent the week-end
in Hemp visiting friends.
Roy Smith and family of Raleigh
called on relatives here Sunday.
Roger Utley and family of Pinehurst
called at the home of Jessie Smith
The Rev. J. M. Canoy preached in
Southern Pines Sunday.
Miss Elizabeth Smith, who spent
.Among those who will vote against optimistic. Every township was rep-
•Mr. Hoovei’ are said to be the fol-! resented.
lowing: I _
Five million peoj)le who favor cash' I). A. K. MEETS Tl'E.SDA'^'
payments on adjusted compensation;
ceitificates—the so-called “bonus.’’ | The first Daughters of the .Amer-
Ten million peojile who wanted to ican Revolution meeting of the season
obtain personal loans from the Re-j will be held next Tuesday aftoi'noon
construction Finance Corporation but 1 at 2:30 o’clock at the residence of
who were block^^ by the President’s Mr.^. J. Talbot Johnson in Aberdeen,
opposition to the Garner “loans-to-Mrs. P. P. McCain of the Sanatorium
Five million drys who accuse him
will be in charge.
per from Sioux Falls, S. D., that the" double-crossing them.
RETURN FUOM NORTH
cry throughout the farm neighbor
“.Anything for a change from Hoo
This expert adds that apparently no
one is particularly interested in Gov
ernor Roosevelt but that most of the
farmers are “against” Mr. Hoover.
Five million wets who do not think
that in changing he has “gone far
Six million farmers who resent low
farm produce prices and who frown
Mrs. Anna E. Wenger, Mrs. Chris
tine Kohring and Charles Block, who
have been spending the past seven
weeks in New York and New Jersey,
on the President’s acceptance speech have returnd to Southern Pines,
pronouncement that he would oppose j
“against him” more than they are
“for” any one else.
2. Governor Roosevelt, probably
wisely advised, has taken particular
pains to offend no one. There is no
the summer with relatives in Maine, j “against” vote opposing him, while
farm subsidies of any kind.
. Several thousand Hindus who do not
What is happening in the present adopted the proper atti-
campaign can be summed up as fol-, toward Gandhi.
]o\vs: million 100 per cent Ameri-
1. The “against” vote is going t^rediting the report that
against Mr. Hoover. All the farmers,, h'-" younger days he knocked
bonus seekers, drys and other groups I ^ brandy and soda in a pub off
that the President has offended are accuse him of being pro-
Three million people who are con
vinced he is a “tool of W'all Street.”
Three million investors who think
his policies wei’e responsible for the
crash in Wall Street.
Use The Pilot “Want Ads” to sell
the little odds and ends.
of the “againsts” could be continued,
column after column.
In fact, a gentleman has just in
formed this column that Mr. Hoover
will lose California because the peo
ple of that state—Hoover’s home-
state, it happens to be—resent the
fact that he did not visit the coast iir
person to open the Olympic games.
is the first of the winter residents to 1 the people who are against Mr. Hoo- i million voters who think he
Send The Pilot to your boy or girl
away at school. Special rate: $1.00
for school year.
Neil Wilson is making extensive
improvements on his property here.
Several are clearing off and seed
ing their lawns for the coming sea
Miss Victoria Pierce spent the week
end in Cameron with relatives.
Last week’s paper stated in error
that only one enjoyed the Sunday
School picnic. The fact is about twenty
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boy or girl away at school for One
Dollar for the school year.
ver are counted on to elect him. I ® ruthless dictator.
The situation this year is exactly' million who feel that he has
the reverse of 1928.
That year the “against” vote was
against A1 Smith, and Mr. Hoover
walked in an easy winner.
Four years ago Mr. Hoover could
do no wrong, this year he can do no
Perhaps it is the reward that gen
tlemen who serve their country in dis
cordant times must expect.
If use of the expression “fighting
with his back against the wall” was
ever justified, it is appropriate in the
not displayed strong leadership.
Two million pacifists who oppose
him because he, a Quaker, has not
abolished the Army and Navy,
Two million militarists who con
demn him for supporting the Interna
tional Disarmament Conference.
Six million unemployed who blame
him for not supplying jobs.
Ten thousand Japs who oppose him
for sending soldiers into Shanghai.
Ten thousand Chinamen who oppose
him for recalling them.
If space permitted, this tabulation
So far as observers are concerned
most of this “against Hoover” busi
ness is humorous stuff. ^
But for the President himelf, it is
The against vote, dominated by de
pression psychology, promises to be
the most important factor in this
The question is whether in a few
short weeks President Hoov’er and the
Republican leaders can crush the
against movement which today cer
tainly appears to possess formidable
That a mighty effort will be made
along that line goes without say