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Friday, November 23, 1934.
THE PILOT, Sootkern Pines and AbCTdeen, North CaroUn*
- -I • .irtt --N
The Hollywood Hotel
Ideally located corner Federal Highway No. 1 and New
York AVe., Three blocks from the depot and business section of
REOPENED ON THE 20TH OF NOVEMBER AS US.
UAL and THE SAME OWNERSHIP MANAGEMENT insures
GENUINE HOSPITALITY AND COMFORT to its many
friends and patrons.
Your early correspondence and reservation will contribute
to our mutual advantage.
J. L. POTTLE & SON
Southern Pines, N. C.
The Climate Here and Elsewhere
By One Who^s Been Everywhere
Range of Temperature Less in
Sandhills Than in Most
Places in Country
Harry & Patricia
SUNNY, ATTRACTIVE ROOMS
A QUIET, HOMELIKE PLACE TO
SPEND THE SEASON
Rates $4 to $6 per day, or
$25 to $40 per week.
E. MASSACHUSETTS AVE.
A Quiet Home-Like Family Hotel
Pleasantly Lof-ated on Vermont Avenue Near the Pines
SEASON OCTOBER 1ST TO JUNE 1ST
Nicely furnished comfortable apartments for rent
MRS. W. N. GREARSON
Telephone 6933 Southern Pines, N. C.
I By Bion H. Butler
I Is the Moore county climate a
Occasionally a visitor from the
j North undertakes to argue that this
j climate is sadly overated, and it nev-
i er makes me blush to hear the dem-
, onstration of the proposition, for my
I wandering foot has led me into so
many quarters of the United States
I that I have the familiarity with cli-
I mate from ocean to ocean and from
^ Gulf to the St. Lawrence which en-
i ables me to stand the bluff and to
recall some figures.
To begin with there is no perfect i
climate on the wide earth that I
know of, and I have sampled a lot
of it in this country and abroad. No I
place ia more joyous in summer time i
than the New England region. Yet as
far south as western Pennsylvania
I last winter saw in the papers from
that section that the thermometer
had gone down to 35 below zero. It
I recall correctly we had here last
winter a night of five above zero, and
we admitted that it was cold, but
forty below that IS cold. And what
is worse forty degrees down at the
bottom of the record is a bigger con
trast than forty degrees farther up.
The North is delightful in summer,
but in winter it is different.
I know all about sleigh bells and
bracing weather and the pleasures
of winter where winter is developed
to its highest. I know about snow
balling in August on the Rocky
I Mountains and falling on the ice in
I June in California, and I know the
I infinite pleasures of White Bear Lake
I in Minnesota in summer, and the
fresh and ruddy complexions of the
Wisconsin girls in February and on
throughout the entire year. And I
knew when I wa.s a printer in San
j Francisco years ago how blooming
cold the nights were as we left the
office after the morning paper was
ready for the presses, for although
we came to the shop in the afternoon
in alpaca coats we also carried over
coats to wear home at three in the
morning when the cold fogs rolled in
off of the ocean. And I recall the
northers that swept down over the
Sacramento valley in summer with
How’s the Weather?
Official Temperatures for
Four Decades Reveal Mild
ness of Winter Climate
Official temperatures in South
ern Pines for the months from
November to May, as shown by the
records of nearly four decades,
Max. Min. Aver.
November 64-5 41-3 52-8
December 54-6 34-6 44-8
January 54-6 33-2 44-
February 55-1 33-6 44-3
April 73-6 48-9 61-3
Rainfall, November, 2.34 inches;
December, 3.45 inches; January,
3.42 inches; February, 4.03 inches;
March, 3.86 inches; April 3.44 in
ches; total for six months, 20.54
THE OPENING OF
LOVEJOY’S LOG CABIN
FOR THE SEASON OF
vania about the same, Maine 124,
and what makes it worse with all
the northern states is that it is the ]
low figures that make the records.!
Their cold winters hang up the ter- i
rifying figures. Think of Montana at |
50 below zero. Two or three times I
as I recall we have had below zero 1
in this section. We have pulled ;
through the winter with weather but j
a little lower than I have seen in I
Pennsylvania in the latter part ot
August, for I have seen ice frozen i
in August up there. It is plenty cold 1
enough ihere for me, but I don't !
know another climate that tempts
me in the slightest degree to move,
for other places have disadvantages
that we escape. Our real cold days '
and our real hot days are few and I
far between. i
Catering to Parties
Southern Pines, N. C.
A Southern Home Open to Winter Guests
Mrs. Leighton Huske
6 New York Ave.
Fine 36 Year Record H
For Volunteer Firemen »
Markedly Efficient in Keeping ' ||
Fire Losses in Southern
Pines at Minimum
SOUTHERN PINES, N. C.
Now Open for the Season of 1934-1935
A. S. RUGGLES
prairies from Nebraska to the
Rio Grande. And from the govern-
The Southern Pines Volunteer Fire
Company, now entering its 36th year
of honorable service to the commun
ity, has been markedly efficient in
holding fire losses to a low minimum
despite the many frame buildings
within the city limits, and of gr‘»at
assistance to surrounding towns,
the thermometer at 110 as we tried | Equipped with motor driven pumper
to sleep through the night of tor- | and motor chemical apparatus the
ment, and the de.solation in the des- ' company is housed in commodious I
ert country when the next water hole , quarters on New Hampshire avenue '
seemed a thousand miles away and ■^vith a paid fireman always on duty, j
our tongues as big as an automo- l_ y. O’Callaghan, a city commis- j
High and Low Figures
Then there is the blizzard of the
sioner, is chicf, Walter Blue assistant
chief, A. L. Adams and Clyde Dunn
drivers of the chemical apparatus.
North and the wind and dust storms ' Volunteers on the company roll are N.
of the West and Southwest, all of
them masterpieces of their art in
their line. And the terrible alkali ,
that kills the water and that burns ,
the skin off your face out on the
plains, and the black mud of some
Two and Three-Room Housekeeping Apartments
Bennett Street and Pennsylvania Avenue H
Southern Pines ||
Telephone 6484 J. B. Gifford, Proprietor |
W. Crain, L. S. Rowell, H. McNeill,
Stanley Dunn, C. J. Simons. T. C.
Vann, Norman Day, R. T. Mills, J.
T. Clarke, O. Michael.s, J. Ferguson,
E. J. Davis, F. Viall, Elmer Renegar,
J. Cashion, J. Absher, Ben Braden
and Peter Freeman.
Surviving members of the original
ment weather reports I gather a few i companies now retired are Lawrence
facts. Weather is a general average, j Grover, C. L. Hayes, A. S. Ruggles,
The extreme in Moore county as tar ^ gugg and James Patch, while
THE JEFFERSON INN
A Modern Family Hotel
J. S. REYNOLDS
Quickly, Expertly, Economically
BAGGAGE DELIVERED PROMPTLY
Telephone 6924 '
as I can read the records seems to
bo about 103 maximum and 5 below
for a minimum. Western North Car
olina is colder. All of the North is
colder than here in the Sandhills,
and most of the Northern states have
a higher summer record. Every state
1 on the northern boundary of the
' United States from New York to
’' Washington has a higher maximum
summer heat %Jian Moore county,
I while the winter figures that make
I the records for them are fierce.
I Some time ago H. B. Emery of
Pinehurst gathered some climate
figures and the spots that he found
in the class with Moore county were
i the Bermuda islands and the coun-
^ try around San Diego, in California.
I It is not a point of argument, but
of reference to the government weath
er statistic^, and anybody who wants
to argue the question can find the
whole case presented in simple fash
ion on the pages of any government
j publication that deals with national
I statistics, and likewise in condens
ed form in the New York World Al-
Walter Blue and N. W. Crain are
still in active service.
Two of the surviving members of
the original companies, Angus Kelly,
and T. S. Burge'ss, died during the
Police Keep Crimes
Here at a Minimum
manac. Our summer high is about
103 and our winter low about five
below. That is a range of 108 de
grees. Massachusetts has a range of
Light-Finj?ered Gentlemen Find
It Doesn’t Pay to Ply Their
The police force of Southern Pines,
under Chief Jasper A. Gargis and-
C. E. Newton, has proved most effi
cient, property ownprs suffering but
little loss from the nuisance of petty
pilfering and criminals of a bolder
type being promptly apprehended
and brought to book.
During the year several light-fin
gered gentlemen have geen arrested,
tried, convicted and are now work
ing for the state. Chief Gargis is on
day duty, which includes the protec
tion of children crossing the highway
at the close of school sessions, and
Officer Newton on night duty assist
ed by his famous dog. The police
committee of the Board of Commis-
Broad Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
Rooms with or w’ithout bath
Steam Heat All modem conveniences
Rates $1.25 up
FRANK WELCH, JR., Proprietor
Steam Heat. Hot Baths. Good Beds, Good Meals
See our display of Antiques at reasonable prices.
MRS. ELIZABETH L. McINTOSH
LT. s. Highway No. 1 Southern Pines
SOUTHERN PINES, NORTH CAROLINA
Bo a Guest of
THe F^arlc View
One block from main highway in a quiet and restful sur
rounding. High elevation, Spacious sun porches and sun parlor.
Suites and private baths if desired.
ONLY FIRE-PROOF HOTEL IN SOUTHERN PINES
All outdoor sports. Capacity 125
American plan. Rates: Special winter rates—Room and three de
licious meals, $3.50 to $5.00 a day.
Special Weekly and Monthly Rates
MEN LIKE OUR
DANCING FROM 9 UNTIL 1 A. M.
118 at Boston and probably greater sioners consists of three members,
in the interior. Vermont’s range is A. B. Yeomans, Charles S. Patch and
128, New York about 140, Pennsyl- Frank Welch.
West Broad Street
The SoutHland Hotel
The Southland is centrally located, faces the South and his wide porches on two sides. It has steam heat, electric lig'hts, running hot and cold water
in every room, private and public baths, and is modern in every respect. The sleeping rooms have two windows, large closets and are furnished with
the best beds. The cuisine is maintained at a high standard and is one of the special features of the hotel. All white employees.
Southern Pines, N. C.
New Hampshire Avenue,
J. J. HARRINGTON, President
J. H. HARRINGTON, Manager