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THE PILOT, Southern Pines and ‘Aberdeen, North Carolina
Friday, February 21, 193&
Published each Friday by
THE PILOT, Incorporated,
Southern Pines, N. C.
NELSON C. HYDE
DAN S. RAY
CARO-GRAPHICS ™ by
Entered at the Postoffice at South,
ern Pines, N. C., as second .class mail
DO YOU KNOW
JOHN SEVIER, nRST GOVERHOR OF
TfNHESSEE, WAS"WAI1TEP''IH THIS 6MTf
OF THE CROATAH INDIANS
A FEW IJVES
Publicity, like advertising,
For several months now the
press of state and nation has.
been making the public accident-1
conscious, with particular em-1
phasis upon the automobile and
its tremendous toll of life. That!
this campaign is meeting with
some success in North Carolina ^ —' "■ ■ - ... - -■ ■- -
is happilyj evidenced in reports begiimings the Barns-
from the Division of Highwa> , Qjj (\)mpany grew to be-
Safety. Sixty-one P^i'sons was | petroleum
the stat s death toll in J^nu- country. From
ary which, appalling as It seems, thousands of wells
is the smallest number killd oj^^and a great network of pipe
our highways in any one month meager beginnings
since April, 134. (swelled into one of the out-
In addition to 61 killed last: >jtanding refintries of the coun
month, 59 persons were injured I try.
in 42 accidents on the highways. ’ ‘Many of the old oil men of
In January, 1935, the fatalities Penns.’dvania located here in the
totalled 90, the injured 506. In' Sandhills. Oil, like many of the
December we killed 115 around'other commodities, has had a
the state. great romance. The early day
Captain Farmer of the State operators changed the country
Highway Patrol believes the bad , as if b.'i magic. Without that
weather had much to do with courageou.'^ lot of explorers the
the decrease last month. Driving country today would b e a
was hazardous much of the mighty different place,
time, and the drivers more care- McKinne;-, Barnsdall, How-
ful. It shows, he said, that land, Ramage, and a long list of
“people can drive carefully and others. They found a place here
saflvi if they will.” GoGvernor to their liking—faith in the fu-
Ehringhaus attributed the de- i ture, as in the past—all carry-
crease to “making the people, ing on in the same spirit of en-
more safety conscious” thi'ough : thusiasm and courage as they
campaigns, and also to “better and their ancestors did in earli-
enforcemerit arid observation of er tlays of America's growth
the laws,” I —H. K
There were 54 fatal accidents ‘
last month, and pedestrians were >IIN(il().N S
involved in 26 of theni. There IHLhM.>L\
wer five children under 14 vears Moore county s tflicient and
of age kilkd playing in the working health offictr. Dr.
street.s. Symington, will have the sym-
Speeding machines caused 12 pnicticall\
fatal and 44 non-fatal accidents f ^'iTone in the county in the di-
Itmma in which he tinds him-
AT THE PATTIE OF KIH65 MTH OPPOSING
FORCES WORE AS PI$TIN6UISHIN0 MARK^
EITHER A PIKE OF TAPIR OR A 5PR16 OF PINF
THERE WERE OVER 500 LOG SCHOOL
HOUSES IN NORTH MROIINA IN 1905
DID YOU KNOW THAT
TMATAFTFRAMAN HAD LIVED
IN N.C roR5YEARV,Hff001D
BEFORE HE EmEREPTHE5TATE
PARK VIEW HOTEL
Southern Pines, N. C.
Modern, convenient, reasonable
Write for Booklet; Rates
CHARLES J. SADLER, Mgr.
Southern Pines, N. C.
• TH6 EOlTOftS OF CARO'CRAPHICS INVltr YOWTO SCNO HI INTCJiESTINO FACTS ABOUT YOOd COMMONITY •
The Doctor and The
Bv a Sandhills Hotel MaiiaRer
Grains o! Sand
while reckless driving caused
nine deaths and injured 83. Skid
ding resulted in six fatal acci
dents and 64 non-fatal. Five fa
tal and 16 non-fatal accidents
were charged to hit-and-run
Only three fatal accidents
were caused by intoxicated
drivers, compared with 13 in De
cember. One daf mute was driv
ing a machine involved in a fa
self. p]veryone who knows him ^
well knows that it is wholly im
possible that Dr. Symington
would knowingly violate any
law. He is one of the most sub
stantial citizens of the county ,
and beloved by everyone who
knows him, and it is believid
that if he violated any law, it
was unwittingly done and for
the purpose of relieving suffer
ing regarded by him as most
You know the old time doctor
With his old time one hoss shay
How the folks was sendin’ for him
To come riu'^nin’ night and day.
Uncle Si ha.s cut his ear off.
Auntie Liz has got a rash,
.Susie's gone and bust a finger,
Little Bill was in a crash.
Jo'’ i.s turnin’ kind o' greenish —
Billy's swallowed down a pin—
Selma's always kinila dizzy- -
Mary's getting awful thin.
Auntie Saiah's having labor,
Better huiry guess it's twins.
Johnny can not stop his hiccoughs,
ITncle Jake is full of gin.
Day and night in lain or sunshine
He was going till he fell.
But it's nothing to the jumpin'
When you manage a hotel.
Ther.'s no heat in my apartment -
I There's a door that kinda squeaks.
We are short of toilet paper—
Fix the pipe that leaks and leaks.
Where's the .xtry chair y’ promised'.’
I Where's the music cornin' from'?
Can't y' move my next door peignbor
Or- bu.st up their youngster’s drum ?
Say, I’m going to give a party;
Get some music, will y’—-cheap'
Tell them guys in 907
To be quiet, I can't sleep.
How abut that job of paintin’?
Say my steak was awful tough—
Give my dough back get some
Gee, your towels are awful rough.
quick "How's my
Cash this check
"Don’t you know, sir, who I am ?
Th?re’s a bell hop hauling liquor—■
.\nd the night clerk’s in a jam.
In only one fatal accident was
a w’oman driver, involved, while thistle club’s v.\lf:ntink
out-of-state cars were involved bridcje .a gkeat si ctess
in four fatal and 49 non-fatal ^
wrecks. | The Valentine progressive bridge
The hour between 7 and eight given by The Thistle Club for
at night was the most danger- , members and their friends, was *^h>nk country doctors
ous in January, nine fatal and I unqualified success. There were ®
52 non-fatal accidents occurring ' tables playing, and the nine high don’t know wha^s action
in that period, while Mondays "^^de by the following: ' """
and Saturdays were the most P' Fitzgerald, Mrs. Eliza
beth Davis, Mrs. Elmer Davis, Miss
Mary Prizer, Mrs. E. Levis Prizer,
Mrs. C. P. Everest, Mrs. H. E. Throw
er, Mrs. Howard Buins and Mrs. Earl
Merrill. Attractive prizes were award
ed. The dcor prize, an appropriate basketball teams reaped sweet
its most ^'®*'ntine box of sweets, was won by *'*^''enge wtien they took a double-
dangerous da\»; with nine fatal
accidents on those davs.
Kept a goin’ to beat Hell
rother, you doi
Till j'o>i run a damn hotel.
Oil rights reserved)
SOI TIIKItX FINES GETS
KEVEN<iE ON PINKHl UST
Hemp and Glendon are preparing I
for an onslaught against shiney noses. |
New talc grinding plants have recent
ly been installed, and the business en- I
larged. Hemp can now produce |
about 250 tons ci taic a day. Cars ,
moving out with the Moore county
product go to northern points where
it is reworked. An air of thriving in-
du.stry is about the little mines.
The hunting season came to a close
last Saturday fcr all kinds of game.
The law of averages balances again.
The hunter has had a long ]oyous
-slaughter. The animal now reaches
his period of safety. Fort Bragg with
its 122,000 acres of land affords a
great shelter for wild life, and with
such protection it multiplies despite
the open seasons.
We have had all kinds of excuses '
and reasons offered lor cur winter i
weather of 1936. scientific and ether-1
•,vi.se. One old philosopher who re- '
gards himsclf as autnoiity, .says we |
will have as many snows in the win- ;
t:r as fogs in August, and takes!
vour breath away by relating further
that we had the staggering number
of eleven fogs last August. Now if
we can rig up some kind of a fog
eliminate-r for use next summer, in
case the man from Quewhiffle is
right, We might save a lot of trou
ble foi' ourselves.
When the Westminster Kennel Club
show openal last week in New York I
it drew sociely from among man and
beast. From the Carolines went the
aristocrats of dogdom. Winstom-Sa-
lem. High Point and Pinehurst were
represented. Homo and Ursus were
friends ages ago, and give every in
dication of holding fast to the part
Estimates Gladly Given
FRIGIDAIRE OIL BURNERS
(Automatic Coal Burner)
ESSOHEAT FUEL OIL
L. V. O’CALLAGHAN
FRIGID.MKE S.4LES AND SERVICE
A Quiet Home-Like Family Hotel
Pleasantly Located 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.
The Hollywood Hotel
Corner Federal Highway No. J and New York Avenue
Rooms are Large,
Call, write or
J. L. Pottle & Son,
Th? Southern Pines boys' and girls’
THE PASSING OF
Once again Knollwood suffers
in the loss of one of
prominent and substantial citi- ‘'’Borman Day.
zens. In the death of T. N. graciously pre-
Barnsdall one of the pioneer ’’y Harry Gage and
residents of the little settlement George Buttry. Among the
is taken. Mr. Barnsdall saw &u<’Sts brought by members were
much of the growth and devel- Shields of the
opment of Knollwood and was Highland Pines inn, Mrs. Davidson
active in all advancement. His Hollywood,
home, not far from the fine big Moseley of the Southland, Miss
hotel, i.s one of the attractive ^ew York, Mrs. w.
places ^n the village. Mr. Barns- ; Fitzgerald of California and others,
dall joined the forces that were! ^ ®ood fellowship prevailed, ^Umg with the local boys hitting
building and added much to the'^"'^ was over, every This was the worst
community. He was an enthu-i°”® grateful for the opportunity “®^eat the Pinehurst boys had suf-
siastic archer and helped make; become better acquainted.
archery one of the features of I
this section. | state nltritionist to
Pioneering and lending a hand; dk-monstrate in carthage Piayed here Tuesday night, while the
to a growing country was a!
Barnsdall . characteristic. . For Mary E. Thomas, Extension
header from Pinehurst Friday on the
local court. The girls’ score was 33-
38. Maples led the locals with nine
points, and Cameron was close be
hind with eight. McKenzie paced the
Pinehunst girls with 17.
The score of the boys’ game was
29-11. Beck and Newton were top
scorers for Southern Pines, while ! devious route the little dog'Vad'trrv-
Mortcn was most effective for Pine-
hurst. Both games were fast and ex-
"Ursus was a man, Homo was a
wolf. Their dispositions tallied. It
was the man who christened the wolt
Having found Ursus fit for himself,
he had found Homo fit fcr the beast.”
The bond between Homo and Ursus
is an interesting one. Last week a
fine young pointer arrived for tie
winter from the North. He immed
iately became confused in the new
surroundings, and was soon helpless
ly lost. The entire neighborhood of
fered a hand in the dog’s recovery,
but to no t'V.Til. The acquaintance was
made in the dog’s effort to locate ;
one familiar scent. His injuiries took !
him over much of the countryside.
He found friends 'out not the right ‘
cnes. The same time a small spaniel |
ventured too far from the home fire- '
side. After three days of exposure the
owner was located. Pneumonia con
cluded the life of the cocker. A feel
ing of regret traveled back over the
Sunny, Attractive Rooms
A home-like place to spend the night or season.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Hadwen
84 E. Massachusetts Ave. Phone 7265 Southern Pines
fered this year.
Southern Pines girls defeated Car
thage 52 to 11 in the double header
boys’ team won in a walk, 41 to 9.
several generations the Barns-; ^^ut^tionist ot Raleigh, win give a
dall men were the leaders in the' d®"^onstration in the Home Demon-
TO DEMONSTRATE HERE
oil country where they, made a
name that is now famous. Sev
enty-five years ago T, N. Barns-
dall’s grandfather, Wm, Barns
dall, drilled the country’s second
oil well. Soon after this success
was recognized he created Am
erica’s first oil refinery. And
the name of Barnsdall still
stands as the remaining pioneer
name of the oil industryx From
stration office in Carthage on Tues-1 Mary L. Bradburn, a repre
day morning, February 25th at 10:30 sentative of the Hudnut Company of
o’clock on "The Care of Milk in the York, will spend next week in
Home.” She will discuss the food val- Southern Pines and will be at the
ue of milk and its uses as well as Sandhills Drug Company’s store on
give a demonstration on the use of West Broad street each da yto ex
milk and cheese. Every is invited plain to the public the various pro
to attend this demonstration. , ducts sold by her company.
Cotton production tin the South
dropped sharply during the ClvU war.
You can get on Easy Street if you
go to Birmingham, Ala.
eled in its confusion, too late for
permanent rescue. A few nights ago
a handsome setter was brought up
to the door for identification. A call
to The Paddock, and another wander
er was returned.
Homo and Ursus are friends for
keeps. When one of the partnership
is lost It awakens consideration in the
neighborhood and every effort is
made to restore the broken alliance.
The Gertrude Circle served the Ki-
wanis Club luncheon Wednesday at
the Baptiste hurch.
Horses and Hunters
Stony Brook Stables
Telephone 7451 or 7961
Yotinff’s Boad (off U. S. No. 1) new
Sold by these Dealers
McNeill & Co.
Burney Hardware Co.
Aberdeen Hdwe. Co.
Pinehurst Dept. Store
Smith & Ritter
C. & p. store
A. W. McNeill
FREE ! The South's Favorite SEED
CATALOG. Mail a post card to
T. W. Wood & Sons,