A Paper Devoted to the Upbuilding
VOL. 18, NO. 15.
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FIRST IN NEWS,
Southern Pines and Aberdeen, North Carolina. Friday, March 11, 1938.
of the Sandhill Terri tor>**^*A^orth Carolina
HUNTER TRIALS AT
THE PADDOCK TO
Parking Space Proceeds For Ma
ternity Welfare and Venereal
FOUR EVENTS SCHEDULED
Recently organized health clinics
in the county are to benefit from the
Sandhills Invitation Hunter Trials to
be held at The Paddock in Southern
Pines on Friday afternoon, March
18th, it was announced this week.
The net proceeds from the sale of
parking- spaces for the event are to
go to the Maternity Welfare Asso
ciation toward the support of its
clinics, and to the Pinehurst and
Southern Pines committees conduct
ing venereal disease clinics.
The sale of parking spaces will
provide the only revenue at the Hun
ter Trials, it was stated as there is
to be no entrance fee for the horses
and no general admission charge. On
the other hand the committee said,
the expenses in connection with put
ting on the trials are slight so that
it is possible a sizeable sum may bo
i«alized for these important health
movements launched here within the
past year or so.
Classes for the Hunter Trials wfe
announced yesterday as follows:
Event No. 1—Working Hunters.
For horses regularly hunted with
a recognized pack. Horses compet
ing in this event not eligible for
Events 2 and 3. Ribbons to winner.
Event No. 2—Open Hunters Light-
w'eight. For horses up to carrying
165 pounds to hounds. Plate to win
ner presented by C, W. Middleton of
Event No. 3—Open Hunters, Mid
dleweight and Heavyweight. Plate to
winner, presented by the Hunter
CIa.S8 for Hunt Teaips
Event No. 4—Hunt Teams of
Three Horses. Combined Ownership
permitted. To be ridden in hunting
costume. Plate to winner presented
by The Pine Needles.
No thoroughbreds are eligible for
the W'orking Hunter Class. Non-
Thoroughbreds may enter an Open
class but no horse may enter both
Working Hunter and Open classes.
Entries must be acceptable to the
committee. No post entries are to be
allowed, and entries close with the
Secretary on Tuesday night, March
The first class starts promptly at
2:00 o’clock, to be shown over a
course of nine fences in natural coun
try regularly hunted by the Moore
The trials are to be judged by F.
Wallis Armstrong of Philadelphia and
Aiken, Algernon S. Craven of Char
lottesville, Va., and Harry D. Kirk-
over of Camden.
Comprising the committee in
charge of the trials are Frederick H.
Burke, chairman; William E. Baker,
James Boyd, Almet Jenks, B. R.
Tompkins, Ernest I. White and Nel
son C. Hyde. Entries and parking
space applications are to be sent to
Mr. Hyde, secretary of the commit
tee, Southern Pines.
New Radio Station
Examiner Reports Favorabl.v
on License for Cumberland
Co. at Fayetteville
The Sandhills may soon have
another radio station to listen in
Examiner W. P. Seward has
submitted to the Federal Commun
ications Commission in Washing
ton a report approving a petition
for a license to W. C. Ewing and
Harry Layman, doing business as
the Cumberland Broadcasting
Company for the operation of a
radio station at Fayetteville. The
report is subject to final action
by the commission.
Mr. Ewing has .served for a
number of terms in the General
Assembly and is well known
throughout the state. Mr. Layman
is chief engineer of the radio sta
tion at Kinston.
OPEN EVENT FOR
S. P. COUNTRY CLUB
Thirty-Six Hole Handicap Tour
nament To Be Played Sat
urday and Sunday
INTEREST IN MID-SOUTH
A “Brush” Over Brush
ONLY ROAD OUT
OF WORLD CHAOS
Stop Tinkering With Economics
and Legislation, Bishop
DuMouIin Tells Kiwanis
Held For Superior Court
Alleged Slayers Waive Hearing
in Recorder’s Court.—“Judge”
Bi^>^op Frank DuMoulin of Locust
Valley, L. I., quoting from Zachariah:
“Not by might, not by power, but
by my spirit,” told members of the
Sandhills Kiwanis Club yesterday that
Religion has g6t to solve the world
turmoil of today.
“We are at a turning point in hu
man history. Transitional periods are
not pleaseint. They demand sanity.
We must keep our feet on the ground;
demand balance and give balance. In
striving for sanctity, let us not lose
sanity,” he said.
“The human family is the indivi
dual in mass form. The individual,
as a child, idealizes the athlete. As
he grows older his hero is the in
tellectual, and he works up to the
moral and spiritur.l. It is the same
with humanity as a whole. Life start
ed with the physical prowess of the
Roman era, passed along to the ma
terial; (which proved that dictator
ships are nev,er permanent, always
ephemeral—a flash in the pan) this
was followed by the(*ultural chapter,
emphasizing beauty, poetry, the arts,
architecture, literature; a magnificent
chapter. And during the past cen
tury we have been living through the
Then, he said, came n regretable
perversion, when culture turned into
"Kultur,” and era ended by the Ar
mistice. “The sun rose then, but has
become eclipsed. Forces of progress
have been pulled back. Dictators have
been rising again. But in all prog
ress there is reaction. The present
reaction cannot be met by mechan
ism or theory. It must be met by
Religion, the most dynamic force in
“We must stop thinking with econo-
nomics, science, legislation, business.
These things have failed to solve our
national and international problems.
We have got to use Religion. Science
is away ahead of Religious, but it
can catch up.
“Let us stop tinkering and settt’.e
down to the realities of life. Sanity,
logic, reason must prevail,” ne said.
The club championship at the Sou
thern Pines Country Club is to be;
settled for the season this Saturday
and Sunday. Manager Roy Grinnell
announced yesterday that the tourna
ment, open to all. would be played at'
36 holes medal play, with handicaps;
18 holes on Saturday and 18 on Sun
day. The title and first prize goes to
the low gross w’inner, and there are
trophies for low net and second |
low net. ;
Many entries had been received up
to last evening, and a good sized field;
is expected to tee off Saturday.
E. C. Stevens of the Tournament
committee in charge of the annual
Women’.s Mid-South event, to be
played this year over the Pine Nee
dles course, said yesterday that he
expected a big field for this event,
judging from the numerous inquiries
he has had from prominent women
golfers around the country. Some of
the leading stars have already sent
in their entries, including the nation
al champion, Mrs. Estelle Lawson |
Page of Chapel Hill, who will defend
the title she won in the 1937 Mid-
Thi liiing Race
>lrs. (^>uld's Ostend and Paul
Mellon’s Corn Dodger Among
Timber Event Entries
Scene in One of the Steeplechase Races of the Past on the Sand
hills Course, to be Duplicated Here next Saturday
53 Classes Announced For 21st.
Annual Pinehurst Horse Show
Robert Svendsen and Jean Baptis
te Caron, charged with the murder
of J. E. Carraway, operator of Con
necticut Tourist Camp on Highway
No. 1, south of Aberdeen last Au
gust 6, waived a preliminary hear
ing in Recorder’s Court Monday and
were bound to Superior Court with
out privilege of bail.
Each of the men, officers stated,
has admitted participation in the
robbery-slajring, but each accuses the
other of being the actual slayer.
Getting rough with his mother-in-
law has plunged "Judge” Pruette,
colored of Aberdeen, into deep trouble
with the “law" and he has given no
tice of appeal to the Superior Court.
Pruett told the court that he just
led her to the door and pushed her
(Plea$e turn to page eight)
SABISTON TO .VDDRESS
W. D. Sabiston, Jr., Attorney, of
Carthage, will address a joint meet
ing of the Ladies’ Sunday School
Class and the Sandhills Brotherhood
Class at the Plnehurat Community
Chutch on Sunday morning, March
20th, at ten o’clock. Everyone cordial
ly Invited to attend.
MISSIONARIES TO PREACH
SUNDAY AT PINEBLTJFF
Mrs. D. A. Graham Dies
Suddenly in Ruffin, S. C.
Funeral for Daughter of Mrs.
Annie Kelly and Late D. P.
Kelly of Vass Held at Union
Mrs. D. A. CJraham, 41, th? former
Miss Bessie Lee Kelly of Mooro coun
ty, passed a^vay suddenly of brain
hemorrhage at her home in Ruffin,
S. C., at 10:30 o’clock Saturday
morning. Mrs. Graham complained
of dizziness and sent for her hus
band, who was at his place of bus
iness a short distance away, but she
had lapsed into unconsciousness be
fore he could get to the house and
never rallied, passing away within |
a .short time. I
After a funeral service in Ruffin!
Sunday the body was brought to
Vass Monday morning and final rites
held in Old Union Church where
Mrs. Graham had worshipped in
Friends from far and near gather
ed for the funeral, which was con
ducted by the Rev. M. D. McNeill of
Sanford, the Rev. J. S. Starnes of
Aberdeen and the Rev. W. M. Mit-
chum of Ruffin.
Dr. M. L. Matthews of Sanford
sang “Death is Only a Dream” and
he, with Mrs. R. G. Rosser, Mrs. H.
Borst and J. M. Tyson sang other
Local friends of the family served
as active and honorary bearers and
ladles from Ruffin and Vass carried
the many lively floral designs.
Mrs. Graham was a daughter of
Mrs. Annie Kelly and the late D. P.
Kelly. She attended Farm Life School
(Please turn to page five)
Catholic Editor Guest
Speaker Here Sunday
Richard Reid, Head of National
Association, To Address Holy
Good Program at Southern
Pines Horse Show Ring
Having last week resumed the
weekly schedule of gymkhanas at
the Southern Pines Horse Show
Ring, the committee announces an
equestrian frolic there this Friday
afternoon, starting at 3:00 o’clock,
with a program consisting of a
class for green hunters over the
newly revamped outside course, a
class in junior horsemanship, a
sack race, pig sticking anl classes
for pairs of riders and in open
There Is no admission charge at
the Horse Show Ring, but a
charge of 50 cents per car is made
for ring-side parking.
The time is 3:00 o’clock this
afternoon, the place the Southern
Pines Horse Show Ring and an
interesting and enjoyable al'ter-
noon is guaranteed.
Event on March 29 and 30 To
Benefit Hospital.—$800 in
Four Stake Classes
Missionaries will be the speakers
at the Pinebluff Methodist Episcopal
Church this Sunday. The Rev. Mr.
Hollister, who has served several
years as District Superintendent in
India, will preach at 11:00 a. m. and
two other missionaries will bring mes
sages at 7:45 p. m. The public is in
vited to these services.
The Holy Name Society of Saint
Anthony’s Church, Southern Pines,
will hold its second annual Commun
ion Breakfast at the Southland Ho
tel on Sunday, March 13th at 9:30.
Previous to the breakfast all the
members will receive Holy Commun
ion at the 8:00 o’clock Mass.
The guest speaker at the Break
fast will be Richard Reid, editor of
the Georgia Bulletin. Mr. Reid Is
president of the Catholic Press As
sociation of the United States has
received the Lae tare Medal from No
tre Dame University, has been hon
ored by the State of Georgia and his
city of Augusta, and only recently
decorated with the medal of member
ship in the Order of Saint Gregory
(Pleate turn to page eight)
Local Republicans To
Hear Col. Frank Knox
County Convention Elects Dele
gates to Congressional and
At one of the most enthusiastic
Republican conventions ever held in
the county delegates were elected to
the Congressional and State conven
tions and plans made for a large at
tendance at the banquet to be held
in Charlotte next Tuesday night and
to hear Col. Frank Knox of Chica
go, candidate for Vice President in
1936, keynote speaker of the Con
vention the following day.
The Moore county meeting was
held in the courthouse at Carthage
last Friday night. Speeches were
made by H. F. Seawell, Jr., chairman
of the Republican County Commit
tee; Colin G. Spencer former chair
man; Mrs. H. F. Seawell, Jr., nation
al committeewoman of Young Repub
lican Clubs; Harry A. Lewis South
ern Pines; Judge Herbert F. Seawell,
Carthage; Mrs. H. F. Seawell, Sr.,
member of the Republican State
Committee; O. D. Wallace and R. G.
Wallace. The last named acted as
temporary chairman of the conven
tion. Almost all of those present in
dicated their plan to attend the ban
quet at the Charlotte Hotel and to
hear Col. Knox address the State
convention. The Congressional dis
trict convention will be held in Lex
ington next Tuesday.
HOSPITAL SEWING, TEA AT
CIVIC CLUB THIS AFTERNOON
This afternoon, Friday, at 2:30 the
Civic Club will have a business meet
ing virithout a program. There will
also be sewing for the hospital to
which all are invited, and open to
all visitors, and the work is much
needed. Tea will be served at 4:00
o’clock and guests are invited to
come in for the social hour.
Fifty-three classes are announced
for the 21st annual Pinehurst Horse
Show, to be held on Tuesday and
Wednesday, March 29 and 30 for the
benefit of the Moore County Hospital.
Premium lists and eiu:y blanks were
mailed out this week by the .se.^ro-
tary, Charles W. Picquet. E’-.trics
close March 17th. The show, as us
ual, is under the auspices of the
Pinehurst Jockey Club.
On the list of events are four
classes for trotters and pacers, 17
saddle classes for three and five-
gaited horses, 12 classes for hunters,
ei^ht for jumpers, five for children’s
horsemanship, five for polo ponies,
and two military classes.
Stake classes will be amoi:g the
feature events on the two-day pro
gram. Prizes totaling $200 are offer
ed for three-gaited saddle horses, a
like amount for fivegaited, and the
same for open jumpers and for open
Fort Bragg is coming as usual,
though not in such numbers as pro-
viously, it is understood. However,
the pit-k of the jumping horses at
the military post will be here, and
something new in the way of excite
ment is promised in a escue Race.
The 75 mm. guns will be present,
and there will be an exhibition of mo
N. S. Hurd Chairman
The Executive committee of the
show comprises N. S. Hurd, chair
man; Leonard Tufts, Col. G. P.
Hawes, Nelson C. Hyde, Capt. H. F.
Seawright of Fort Bragg, General
Manus McCloskey, Harry F. O'Hara,
C. W. Middleton, Mrs. Evelyn Gates
and Mr. Picquet. Mrs. John R. Drexel
heads the Finance committee, and
the Stewards of the show are Mr.
Tufts, Mr. Hurd, Verner Z. Reed, Jr.,
Col. Hawes, P. S. P. Randolph and
W. E. Baker.
Col. John K. Brown of New Ycrk
will judge the hunters and jumpers,
and R. C. Heather of New York ai.d
Mrs. Reed A. Albee of Larchmont,
N. Y., the saddle classes, the latter
also judging the horsemanship
classes for the little ones. H. F.
O’Hara will act as ring master and
Col. Hawes as ring supervisor.
Boxes and a limited number of
parking spaces for the show arc on
sale at the office of Secretary Pic
quet in Pinehurst.
YOUNG DEMOCR.\'TS PLAN
A joint meeting of the Young Dem
ocratic Club of Moore county will be
held in the courthouse at Carthage,
tonight, Friday, at 7:30 o’clock.
This meeting is to formulate plans
for a county-wide banquet to be held
In accordance v^rith the State Organi
zation Plan. EJvery young Dfemocrat
is urged to be present. James McI.
Pleasants is president of the Young
Democratic Club for Moore county.
RECORD CROWD EXPECTED
A thrilling three-mile battle over
the timber course of the Sandhil’^
Steeplechase and Racing Association
is in sight for next Saturday, March
19th when the Sandhills Challengo
Cup event is run. Two of the coun
try’s leading timber horses aie among
the entries for the gruelling grind,
Ostend, owned by Mrs. Frank M.
Gould of New York, and Corn Dodger,
owned by Paul Mellon of Pittsburgh.
Ostend has won some ot the big
gest races in the country, including
the V'irginia Gold Cup at Warrenton,
Va., the Middleburg, Va. Cup and the
Long Island Hunt Cup. Mr Mellon’s
Corn Dodger, a seasoned campaign
er, is not far behind Ostea ; in vic
tories, and these, with other promis
ing entrants, will make a race worth
Interest is keen throughout the
state in the fourth annual steeple
chase event haca next week and the
largest crowd ever to gather for a
sports event in this section Is an
ticipated. The course is fast, the new
brush jumps completed, everytliing
in readiness for the Sandhills’ big
Richard Wailach, Jr., racing; secre
tary, returned from Aiken and Cam
den, S. C., Wednesday with a pocket
full of entries for th^ flvo events on
the day’s card which, witn those al
ready in from Pinehurst, Southern
Pines and various Virginia points as
sures good fields in the brush, ti:n-
ber. hurdle and flat races. The
purses this year total $2,200, with a
top money going to the winner of
the feature brush race. The Yadkin,
two and one-half miles, which pa>s
$700 to first, $150 to second, $75. to
third and $50 to the fourth I'.orse.
Purses in the other events are e.ach
$300, with the new Sandhills Chal
lenge Cup an added incentive in the
three-mile timber race. Verner Z.
Reed, Jr., president of the associa
tion, has also donated a trophy in
memory of Noel Laing for the win
ning rider in the timber event.
The afternoon card includes The
Catawba, one and one-half miles
over hurdles; The Croatan, two miles
over brush for maidens and winners
of one race; the Sandhills Cup, three
miles over timber; The Yadkin, two
and one-half miles over brush, and
The Midland, one and one-qaurter
miles on the flat.
Stewards of the meeting are Al
gernon S. Craven, representing the
Hurt- Committee of the National
Steeplechase and Hunt Association;
F. W'allls Armstrong of Philadelphia
and Aiken, S. A. Warner Baltazzi
of Westbury, L. I., and Harry D.
Kirkover of Geneseo, N. Y., and Cam
den. Judges will be James and Jack
son Boyd of Southern Pines, Ernest
I. White of Syracuse, N. Y., and
C. W. Middleton of Greenwich, Conn.
Betty Hannon Wins
Building & Loan Prize
Aberdeen Girl Qualifies for Dis
trict Contest With Essay on
“Why Own Your Home”
Before a large audience in the
Aberdeen High School on Tuesday
night, Betty Hannon’s essay, “Why
Own Your Home” won for her the
first prize of $5.00 and the opportun
ity to represent Moore county in the
District contest to be held in Ham
let on March 22nd, under the auspi
ces of the Keesler Memorial Com
mittee of the North Carolina Bui't!-
Ing and Loan League. Aberdeen was
the only town in Moore county to en
ter this contest.
Mary Ella Bethune’s speech, “How
May I Benefit from Saving” gave
her the second prize of f'J.OO, while
Jeanne Batchelor came in third place
with the subject, “Saving Through
The Building and Loan," and won