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Friday, Aguust 10, 1934.
THE PILOT. Southern Pines and Aberdeen. North Carolina
West End Increases
Lead in League Race
Defeats Southern Pines While
Aberdeen is LosingiWild
Game to Vass
SANDHILLS LEAGUE STANDING
Club Won Lost Pet.
West End 11 3 .785
Aberdeen 8 5 .615
Vass 5 8 .385
So. Pines 3 11 .215
Friday, August 10, Aberdeen at
West End; Vass at Southern Pines
(this game was scheduled for Sat.
urday, but was moved up one day by
mutual agreement of the managers);
Wednesday, August 15, West End at
Due to the death of Charles E.
Plea.sants in Aberdeen, the scheduled
baseball game between Southern Pines
and Aberdeen on Wednesday after
noon was postponed. No definite play
off date has been set.
Last Saturday afternoon the West
End outfit racked up its third straight
win over Southern Pines by n 6-3
count as Coy Thomas, after a shaky
start, again proved invincible.
In the first frame Southern Pines
punched out three hits for as many
runs. W’ebster’s trible was the declin
ing blow in the rally. But in the fifth
the home boys jumped on West, new
Southern Pines hurler, for four runs
and added another in the sixth. Mil
lar hurled the last three frames.
The locals made nine hits off the
league's star hurler, a total of more
than they have made in three pre
vious games against him, but could
not score after the opening chukker.
Coy’s strikeout ball was working and
claimed fourteen victims. West End
made only eight hits, but wfldness on
the part of both local hurlers' gave
Last Friday afternoon Vass pulled a
surprise by swamping the second-
place Aberdeen team 15 to 4. Both
teams were minus several of their
regulars and had to fill in with
school boys. But Howard Callahan
was one of the Vass players and their
ace right-hander pitched nice ball in
spite of wobbly support to coast in
to victory. Aberdeen did not have a
regular hurler with them. Caldwell
was the losing pitcher.
The Sandhills League gam§ schedul
ed for Saturday brings Southern
Pines and Vass together on the South
ern Pines field. This contest has how
ever, been moved up to today, Friday,
and will take place on the local field
at 3:45. This was done in order that
both teams might present as nearly
as possible their full strength, as it
is difficult for either managers to get
a team together on Saturday.
The Week in Aberdeen
Mrs. Floyd Gunter of Atlanta, Ga.,
visited relatives here >ast week.
Miss Lf'i’iEfl Blup i? leaving this
week for i trip to Myrtle Beach.
Miss Pearl McMillan is spending
some time in the New England states
and in Canada.
Dr. E. M. Medlin is attending the
American Dental Association meet-
nig in St. Paud, Minn. Mrs. Medlin
Is visiting her sister in Washington.
Mrs. Nellie Lewis of CarthagG is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Har-
rington while recuperaV’nef from a
recent operaHon at thj Moure County
Mr. and Mrs. Walktr Knight ot
Newark, N. J., were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. David Knight, Sr., a coupJe
of days last week.
Mrs. Youngblood of Columbia, S.
C., is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Gor
Miss Jane Holcombe returned to
her home in Fayetteville this week
after visiting her cousin^ Lawrence
Johnson, who went home with her for
a short visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Chandler of
Greensboro stopped over in town last
week for several days after spending
their honeymoon in Charleston, S.
C., and visited Mrs. Chandler’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Wimberiy.
Little Bobby Jones of Henderson
is visiting his stepmother, Mrs. Ros
Miss Sarah Belle Heilig is spending
her vacation with her parents ^t
Misses Miriam and Betsy Jean John
son and Clifton Blue have returned
from a three weeks visit with friends
and relatives in Arkansas and Louis
Miss Nellie Ward of Clarkton spent
a few days in town last week visit
Miss Nancy Beddingfield of Raleigh
spent the week-end visiting Miss Sar
ah ■ Weaver.
Miss Emily Windham and brother,
Robert Windham of Farmville were
guests of their cousin. Miss Hazel
Windham last week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Thomas had
as their recent guests their brother,
William Cook and his family, of Brit
ton, Texas, and their sister, Mrs. Ina
Maze of Colemas, Texas.
Dwight Scotten of the Bank of
Pinehurst relieved Francis Pleasants
I here this week due to the illness and
! death of Mr. Pleasants’ father.
I Mrs. S. H. Jackson and little
i daughter, Sammie Jean of Raleigh
were recent guests of Mrs. Lizzie
Thomas and Mrs. M. M. Creel.
Miss Mary Harrington has accept
ed a secretarial position in W'inston-
Melvin Thomas of Fayetteville was
a Sunday visitor of his sister, Mrs.
Mrs. John Ellis of High Point spent
the day last Tuesday visiting her sis
ters, Mrs. E. P. Capps and Miss Lil
lian Pleasants. She was accompanied
by Miss Helen Clarke Capps, who
has been her guest for some time.
Miss Bessie Gunter entertained her
bridge club on last Thursday after
noon at her home here. High score
prize was awarded to Mrs. George
Martin. Guests present besides club
members were Mrs. Floyd Gunter of
Atlanta and Mrs. Neill McKeithen.
The Rev. Cleurarie McQueen of
Newark, Ohio, who is a guest this
week of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bryant,
will preach at the Baptist church next
Sunday morning at 11 o’clock.
Release Federal Funds
ASK ST.ATE TO REBUILD
BURNED BRIDGE ON RT. 241
The Laurinburg Rotary Ciub has
asked the State Highway Commission
to hurry the re-building of the Lumber
River bridge on highway 241, or U.
S. 411, between Laurinburg and Aber
deen. This bridge, a concrete super
structure on wooden piles, was de
stroyed some time ago by fire which
raged in the river lowlands, and a
temporary bridge was built to carry
Continued delay in re-building the
river bridge will discourage tourist
travel on this road and, it is said, has
already stopped a large part of the
heavy traffic because of fear that the
temporary bridge may not be truck
worthy. Until the bridge is rebuilt
and put in first class condition it will
be indicated on road maps as a tem
porary structure, or as a “bridge un
der construction,” which will be suf
ficient to scare the tourist and the
traveler from other states, the Ro-
B. C. Morgan and Lewis Seward
spent the week-end in Chapel Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Williamson and
children of Ruffin, S. C., are spending
a few days with Mrs. D. P. Kelly.
A. A. Couch, Mr. and Mr.'s. J. B.
Christian and Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Bellamy of Durham were pleasant
visitors in Niagara on Sunday.
Mrs. Shelly Ridge and children,
Joe, Julia Margaret, David and Wil
lard of Manning, S. C., were week
end guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. C.
Mary Olive Morgan is away on an
extended visit with relatives in Man
ning and Summerton, S. C.
Vass Woman Startled $20,824 For Moore
by Intruder in Room County Tobacco Men
Burfflary Charge Faces Negro Rental and Benefit Payments to
Who Awakened Her by
In Recorders Court on Monday
probable cause of guilt was found in
the case of Robert Scott, colored,
who was charged with first degree
burglary in connection with the en
tering of the home of Misses Lydia
and Annie McRae, sisters of past mid
dle age residing near Vass, and he
was bound to Superior Court without
bail. Witnesses were recog^iized to
appear at the August 13th term ot
Between one and two o’clock Sat
urday morning. Miss Lydia, the old
er of the sisters, was awakened by
someone catching hold of her ankle.
She at first thought that it was her
sister arranging the bed covers, but
she felt the hand a second and a
third time, and discovered that a man
was in the room. Miss Lydia spoke
to her sister and raised up in bed and
the intruder got out of the room
through a window. Several minutes
later the frightened woman peeped
through the window and saw the man
disappear around a corner. They were
afraid to cry out, so remained in the
house until daybreak without notify
ing a brother-in-law who lives near
It was found that the intruder had
gained entrance by placing a nail keg
on a w’fteelbarrow and climbing
through an open window at the foot
of the bed where the women were
Tracks around the house corres
ponded with those of Scott, a farm
hand who has been in this commun
ity for several months, and he was
arrested Saturday. In court he testi
fied tha,t he had been drinking and
that after he had entered the room
he saw that he was in the wrong
place and got out.
The sum of $20,824 is coming into
Moore county from the total of $5,-
014,608 rental and benefit payments
I to tobacco farmers of North Carolina
, under the 1934 tobacco curtailment
^ program up to July 1st, according to
i announcement by the Agricultural
! Adjustment Administrator
j North Carolina will share even
i more heavily in the payments from
' now on, because the payments an-
, nounced this week included the bonus
‘ on the 1932 crop which as shared in
only by those growers who sold their
I crop beiore the rise in prices during
: the 1933 season.
! Other counties in this section will
I benefit as follows: Cumberland, $34,-
680; Harnett, $120,977; Hoke, $21,-
940; Lee, $36,040, Montgobery, $4,-
240, and Scotland, $4,890.
.UMOIt O. U. .\. M. TO HAVE
FATIIEK AND SON NIGHT
The Aberdeen Council, Jr. O. U.
A. M, is staging a father and son
night next Tuesday at 8 o’clock.
Members of the council are a.sked to
bring their boys, six years of age and
older, to the meeting hall at 8 p. m.
Short preliminaries will be conducted
after which the boys and their fath
ers will indulge in a watermelon cut- j
ting. Juniors without boys of their
own are invited to bring some boy of
theii' acquaintance. '
All For $3.00
['ombination License for Hunt
ing and Fishing Available
at $1.20 Saving
Game Warden Alex Fields is
ready with the new fishing and
hunting licenses. He informes The
Pilot that sportsmen can obtain a
combination license for both hunt
ing and fishing for $3.00, thereby
saving a $1.20.
AT DE.VTAL (’ONVENTION
Dr. E. M. Medlin of Aberdeen left
early this week for St. Paul, Minn.,
to attend the annual meeting of the
American Dental Association, in con
vention there. He expects to return
to his office on AIjnday.
AT CAKOLIN.A BEACH
Clerk of Court John Willcox and
his family and Sheriff C. J. McDon
ald and family are spending this week
at Carolina Beach.
Look at die reasons abow and
Bn come in and let us explain them more
169 fully and you wMl icaJrae that the wMe
thtnt; to do is to get your Kehrioator now.
Think of getting such extra festuies as the Thrift
Tray and the Etairy Basket—featuics introduced
on the DeLuxe KeKioaear—now on die lower
priced roodeb at no extra cost. And these are
only two of the features of these beautiful models
that are within the reach of most families.
Take advantage of this opportunity. Get your
Kelvinator nou>—and enjoy the extra values at
no extra cost. Low down payment and
terms to suit your requirements. flg
Carolina Power & Light Company
HOBO .VKI.ESTED AT VASS
WAS WANTED IN UNION, S. C.
Come see the tire that’s
the talk of America!
Announced in April, it’s going stronger than ever in
August—this sensational new “G-3” Goodyear All-
Weather. The word’s out—spread by “G-3” users—
that it’s even better than we advertise. They say “43%
more non-skid mileage” is too modest. They say its
greater Center Traction grips so much better—stops
cars so much quicker—there’s no comparison with
other tires. All of which is sweet music—and makes
our sales zoom! Take a few minutes—come see what
it’s all about. You’ll be well repaid!
The fingerprint department of the
! Sheriff’s office has received through
I the Bureau of linvestigation some
I follow-up information on Dewey D.
Collins, white hobo who was caught
in Vass during a recent round-up of
S. A. L. trespassers by Moore county
officers. Collins was arrested in Vass
on July 14 and let off upon paymient
of a fine of $5 and the costs. Ten days
later he was arrested in Spartanburg,
S. C. on a charge of larceny of
clothes and w'as released to Union,
S. C., the report shows.
J. A. KEITH IMPKOVIXG
LEXJION Al XILIAKV MEETING
Sandhill Unit No. 134 American
Legion Auxiliary, will hold a meet
ing Monday August 13th at 8:00 p.
m. at the Community House in Pine
hurst. A special invitation is extend
ed to the Carthage unit to join this
meeting. The entertainment commit
tee promises an interesting program.
J. A. Keith, who suffered a stroke |
of paralysis about two weeks ago,
continues to show gradual improve
ment. Callers at his home in Vasp
during the past few days included
Arch McKeithen, D. A. McLauchlin
and Gordon Keith of Aberdeen, the
Rer. M. D, McNeill of Cameron and
Mrs. Walter Cole and children of
Pinehurst Garage Company
Pinehurst, N. C.
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