North Carolina Newspapers

    Friday, December 4, 1936.
THE PILOT, Southern Pines and Aberdeen, North Carolina
Page Five
Tour of Seeing America in Cars
*^Borrowed'^ En Route Ends Here
Four teen-age Philadelphia boys,
Thomas Stackhouse, Raymond Wood
ruff, Theodore Moore and Arthur
Woods, started to Florida, but they
landed in the Moore county jail and
when they leave there, they will be
headed in the opposite direction from
Florida. A fifth boy, Albrt Hayden,
after a brief detention which follow.
€d an "on again, of again” trip down,
was allowed to go on his way to New
According to the testimony given in
Recorder’s Court at Carthage, the
story goes like this:
The four boys started out from the
Pennsylvania city in a car which be
longed to the brother of one of the
quartet. Out from Baltimore they
picked up Hayden, who was thumb
ing his way to Louisiana.
All went well until they got down
into Virginia, and there the car broke
down. There was not enough cash
among them to pay for repairs. Hay
den shouldered his pack and started
on by the thumb route and according
to his testimony, he “caught several
hops.” The other boys decided to
take a car in order to continue the
Near Henderson, this state, in their
“borrowed” car, the Philadelphia
take any part in any unlawful meas
ure, shouldered his pack and proceed
ed southward. Not to be outdone, the
four abandoned their Virginia car
for one which they took possession
of m Raleigh.
Down the way a distance, they
again caught up with Hayden and for
the third time gave him a lift. When
they reached Aberdeen, they ran out
of gas. Two of the boys halted by
the highway while two more scout
ed around for an automobile from
which they planned to transfer the
gas to their car. Hayden walked on.
Police Officer Deaton was notified
of the presence of the two boys who
waited and he took them in charge.
As he was going in with them, they
met the Pontiac coupe of Lee Page
which the other two boys had taken
for its gas supply. When they saw
that their buddies had been nabbed,
they left the car and ran, but were
soon taken. Hayden was arrested far
ther down the road.
In court, they were charged with
' the temporary larceny of a car. found
guilty and sentenced to .serve three
months, at the expiration of which
they are to be turned over to Raleigh
authorities to answer the charge of
stealing a car there. Hayden was al-
youths again caught up with Hay- lowed to go on his way, he being ex-
den and took him in. Luck was with onerated by the other boys of hav-
them until they reached Raleigh, and ing any part in the series of thefts,
there it was necessary to procure The boys had never been in court be-
another car. The hiker declined to fore, they claimed.
Legion and Auxiliary
To Meet on Thursday
Sandhills Post Receives Citation
From National Headquarters
for Increased Membership
The December meeting of the
Sandhills Post, American Legion,
will be held jointly with the Ladies’
Auxiliary on Thursday evening, De
cember 10th, at 8:00 o’clock in in the
club house, Souhern Pines. It is
strongly rumored that the ladies are
planning to serve refreshments. In
that event. Sergeant-at-Arms Watson
has promised to see to it that a "K.
P. Detail” will be on hand to assist.
A heater has been installed since the
last meeting, assuring the company
a comfortable evening. A cordial in
vitation is extended to all members
of the Auxiliary and Legion and to
all eligible service men to attend this
get-to-gether meeting.
The membership this year is far
ahead of last year, winning for the
post a citation from national head
quarters. Comrade J. Vance Rowe is
chairman of a committee to organize
a squadron of “The Sons of the Amer-
I ican Legion.” Notice of the organiza
tion meeting will be announced la
16 (
Mrs. Edward James of Kushequa,
Pa., died in the Kane Hospital Sun
day, November 22. Mrs. James leaves
her husband, a son and four daught-
j ev? and several grandchildren. A
l.rother, Ja.nes Hayes, and a sister
Mis. E. K. Kane of Kushequa also
survive. Mrs. James made her first
trip to Southern Pines 30 years ago.
Since then she has been a winter vis
itor on several occasi.ns as the
guest of her sister, Mrs. Kane. Mrs.
Howard Butijer and Miss Virginia
Kane of Greensboro, nieces of Mrs.
James, left Monday m'rning for the
North to attend the funeral of their
W23 Cornel proved ^
f tuberculosis i
f i$s|5reacJ by i^
^ ex|)ectorotion^consum>?tives^
Si.\ yt'ar.s a/lcr Koch liaj discoven
that tuborculo.sis is causeil b.v a c rn
(Icorg Cornet contribut'd to ou
knowli'iijje of the cHte. s<‘ still fiirtlie
by sho’.vinK the an- f.ium
in larue numbers in tl'.p snutuir oi who have tubcreiii: I'
proinpfJy flestmved. b; .s» i ne b;
burning the sputum the jrcrins cm
do no harm. \V!ien sr.Tf'-roi^ about
throuKh .'tpitting. co'i;'hinf:
snct'zintr, tliroufrh us’re 'h*
di;:liea or beddiiia:. the I'iin- e:
suniptive is a constant men;.
‘ Good digestion IS a 'mustV in this game
I head for Camels,” says Phil LaBatte,
hockey star. "I smoke Camels for diges
tion’s sake—for that cheery ’lift.’
MRS. C. SICKLES, a busy mother, says:
"VC'hat a pleasant help Camels are to
good digestion! They set me right!”
Carolina Car Owners in Poll Vote
For Highway Safety Measures
Carolinians are voting in favar of
increased safety measures by over
whelming majorities in the refer
endum being conducted by the Car
olina Motor Club, according to an
analysis of ballots received at the
Charlotte headquarters.
The single exception is the proposal
that governors be installed on all
automobiles to limit the speed, which
has carried by only 58 per cent of
the vote.
Ten items are listed on the bal- i
lots which are being distributed ^
through Carolina Motor Club repre- '
sentatives, branch offices. The Car- ;
olina Crusader, and newspapers
throughout North Carolina and South
Carolina. The ballot has been pre
pared as a survey to obtain public
sentiment regarding regulation and :
legislation in the interest of curtail- ;
ing traffic accidents. '
The items and percentages of fav
orable nnd imfavorable votes follow: j
1.Severe consistent penalities for
violation of traffic laws which are
known to cause accidents: Yes 97.3
per cent; no 2.7.
2. Jail sentences for conviction of
driving under the influence of in
toxicants (drunk driving); Yes, 96.6
per cent; no, 3.4.
3. Jail sentences for reckless driv
ing endangering life: Yes, 92.7 per
cent; no, 7.3.
4. Strict driver’s tests and exam
ination when driver’s licenses are ap
plied for oir renewed: Yes, 96.2 per
cent; no, 3.8.
5. Require pedestrians to obey traf
fic signals with fines for violations:
Yes, 94.4 per cent; no, 5.6.
6. Compulsory mechanical inspec
tion of all motor vehicles: Yes, 94.7
per cent; no, 5.3.
7. Uniform traffic laws and regu
lations in all cities: Yes, 98.3 per
cent; no. 1.7.
8. Installation of governors me
chanically limiting the speed of auto-
m:biles: Yes, 58.7; no, 41.3.
9. Uniform enforcement and con
sistent sentences for all traffic vio
lations; Yes, 94.4 per cent; no, 5.6.
10. Establishment f local and State
traffic violations bureaus with spe
cific fines for certain minor viola
tions—to prevent delay and crowd
ing of cciu-ts and reduce the expense
of handling guilty violators of minor
laws: Yes. 92.9 per cent; ho, 7.1.
Space is also provided f r record
ing suggestions for increasing safe
ty in the Carolinas. Results of the
referendum will determine the club’s
1937 legislative policy.
Please ask for our Christmas Book
Catalogue Hayes.’
Remington and Underwood Porta
ble Typewriters at Hayes.’
Having qualified as administrator
C. T. A. of the estate of Walter S.
Butterfield, deceased, this is to notify
all persons having claims against the
estate of said deceased to exhibit
them to the undersigned Southern
Pines, N. C., on or before the 30th
day of October 1937 or this notice
will be pleaded in bar of their recov
All persons indebted to said es
tate will please make immediate pay
This 30th day of October 1936.
Administrator C. T. A. Estate of
Walter S. Butterfield, deceased. D4.
A.6er3eien, N. C.
Bucking Broncos
Bucking Steers
Trick Riding
Roping - Gun Play
and COW P0NIE1<
The Real Thing
SonthernlPines Horse Show Ring
December 4th and 5th—3:00 o'clock
Everyone Invited
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Admission: Adults, 50c;
Children, 25c

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