FIRST IN NEWS,
A Paper Devoted to the Upbuilding
VOI,. 19. NO 15-
Southern Pines and Aberdeen. iNorth Carolina. Friday. March 8. 1!)U)
of the Sandhill Terri Carolina
MAY BE USED FOR
NEW C. C. C. CAMP
Slate Official Confers W'ith Sen
ator Hailey and Officials
Hosoital Receives Anonymous D. C. PHILLIPS IN
Gift of New Station Wagon CONGRESS RACE;
FIVE HATS IN RING
Record Crowd Expected at An
nual Ikill For Institution
Next Friday Niijht
‘HIGH HOPES’ OF APPROVAL
The Sandhills will have another
Civilian Conservation Corps camp if
C'fforts launched by J. D. Chalk,
North Carolina Commissioner of
Game and Inland Fisheries, in con-'
Junction with United States Sena,
tor J. \V'. Bailey meet with s;;''f'ess.
The Sandhills Land Use project I
near Hoffman is the proposed site
for the camp, and it is pnrbahle
that the idea has behind it the util
ization of this property which was
cleared and developed at great ex.
pense by the federal g’ovemment and
then turned over to the State. Little
use has been made of the extensive
acreage by the public. It is ideally |
located and equipped for a CCC camp, j
with a made lake, a system of roads,'
and a number of buildings. This plan j
■might bs the ideal solution of the j
problem of getting out of the prt>p.
erty some of the money spent upon
According to a despatch from
Washington, Mr. Chalk stopped off
there en route to Raleigh after de.
livering an addres.s before the Dart,
mouth Club in New York City earlier
this week. He conferred with Sena
tor Bailey and officials of the Bu
reau of Fisheries and Biological Sur.
vey. Following these talks, he said
Tie had "high hopes” of receiving
approval of the plan to establish
the camp which would construct duck
and fish ponds and undertake wild
life improvement throughout the
The CCC camp formerly located
between Southern Pines and Fort
Bragg was abandoned some time ago.
Through the generosity of a
"friend,' 'the Moore County Hospital
is the recipient this week of a brand
new station-wagon, according to an
announcement made by Mrs. M, G,
Nic'fiols, treasurer of the Moore
County Hospital Auxiliary at its
We’re Going To Be Known As
“The Pinelands” From
S(»uthern Pines Resident En
ters Against Hurgin. Deane
Steele and Newton
Kis.s goodbye to the Sand
This good old section isn’t
MILL MEN FILE FOR "ROH”
50 Entries Received For
Sixth Annual Sandhills
Steeplechase Race Meet
D. C. Phillips of Southern Pines
ririi-i week announced his candidacy
going to be the Sandhili.s any . . ^ .
Ti> • t r>:.,n *”>' Flepresentative in Congress from
, more- U s going to ho the rine-i
meeting on Wednesday morning. The I district, giving Moore coun-
., . „ ‘ 1 1 T Ti u . ' tv a candidate to compete against
vehicle replaces one the hospital has Donald J- Ross has made .. .
I ,, Hi, , + ine four others who have announced.
been using for a number of years, ^ the very wcellent «^tl^n
and from constant use was in a'that hereaftoi when this sec
tion of the country is being ” I
written about or talked about, .vears. i, ;
that it should he designated as, !
, , mu 1. former Oongressman Walter Lam.
the Pine ands- The Outlook has ,. » • ■ - .u , u, ^
• 1 1 iu ..1 would not join in the fight. Mr.,
cor(;idered the word Sandhills ■>
’ J .^jjyised announced some time ago
badly worn condition. Hardly any oth.
er gift to the institution will be
more appreciated by the entire staff,
as well as the community as a whole.
Thomas Staples Fuller
Passes in New York
Rrother of Mrs Hurd of Pine-
hurst, Father-in-Law of Mrs-
Fuller. Nee Helen Thompson
A vote of thanks was given the do-, . nnhliritv 'ind -idvised Miiuummu Mume nine ago
nor through Mrs Nichols, who stat-1 ' • ^ ..uo jf ” unys the would de( ide by March 1st.
Shurst OuT^^^^^^ ‘ forthcoming from
This news will be a blow to'‘hat date, m the
a community that has come to a'-e tue P>’esent
love the Sandhills as “the Sand*: >ncumbent, W. O. Burgen of Lex.
hills” And it’s going to fake a
^ lot of undoing to convince a,’” of 'Rbckingham, and Giles Y.
report for the Equipment Committee^ , country' ^^^"ton of Gibson.
Sandhills”^ *'00 fi'-K fee was
any longer- i Raleigh last Saturday in
But the most difficull +hing ^ five-pounu sugar bag. made up of
quarters, halves and dollars collect
ed by mill men in the Rockingham
sector. They filed for him, voluntar
ily. and in the name of "Bob” by
w-hich they know him, not by his
real name of Robert. So his name
will go on the ballot as Bob. His
filers were Robert Sherrill of Han.
nah Pickett Mills No. 2, Hugh Car.
penter of Hannah Pickett Mills No.
1, E. L. Cox of Steele’s Mills, Roy
Cox of Hannah Pickett No. 1 and
J. T. Page of Rockingham.
Mr. Steele w'as in Southern Pine«
this week getting acquainted with
somp of "the boys.’ He is believed to
have many supporters in the county.
Mr. Phillips gave the following
statement of his candidacy to The
Pilot this week:
To The Voters of the Eighth Congre.s.
I can all but hear you say "Now
hero come.s a brand new bull calf
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ed that the name of the person mak
ing the g.It must be withheld. The
Auxiliary also expressed its sincere
thanks to Mrs. Nichols for her ef
Mrs. Preston T. Kelsey, giving a
said that the pneumonia mask which
was ordered last month had been re.
ceived. The mask will be a great aid
to pneumonia patients and is an item
which has been needed by the pro.
fessional staff for a long time.
Among items listed on Mrs. Kelsey’s
expenditure list which were approved
Wire a number of reference books
and a medical dictionary for the stu
dent nurses' library.
Mrs. Burt Hunt chairman of the
Ball Committee, gave a very en.
couraging report on plans for the
Hospital Ball, which is to be held at i
the Pinehurst Country Club next;
Friday evening, March 15th .Invita-1
tions to the ball were issued to a
large number in the county last week
a ltd a record crowd is expected. An
excellent orchestra, Sidney's of Wash,
ington, has been engaged to furnish
music for the affair, which is al
ways the highlight of the Spring so
cial activities and a much.heralded
event. Dancing will begin at 9:30 in
the ballroom of the club and during
is going to be to make
Pinelands” identify us as a dis
There are probably a thous
and “Pinelands” in the country-
There’s only one good old
FUNDS FOR FINNS'
St rut hers Burt Reports Gener
ous Respon.se From the
Thomas Staples Fuller of Durham,
former Raleigh attorney and a fre
quent Pinehurst visitor, died sudden,
ly in the Metropolitan Club in New
York on Sunday. Mr. Fuller is a
brother of Mrs Nat S. Hurd of
Pinehurst and father of W. VV. Ful
ler, 3d, whose wife was Miss Helen
Thdm,pson of Southern Pines. Mr.
and Mrs, Hurd and Mrs. Fuller, 2d,
left at once for New York. Mr. Ful
ler, 2d, is on an ocean cruise and
could not be reached at once.
Mr, Fuller v/as formerly associated
with James H. Pou in the practice
of law in Raleigh. He was the son
of the late general counsel of the
American Tobacco Company^ W. W.
Fuller and Annie M. Fuller of Dur.
ham. In addition to his son, two
(daughters, the Misses Canida and
Margaret Fuller, surVive.
LOOK FOR OOOD FIELD
FOR WOMKN’S MID-SOl'TH
Howard F. Burns and Roy Grinnell
of the Tournament Committee for
the annual Women’s Mid-South golf
tournament to be held dt the South,
em Pines Country Club March 18,
19 and 20 returned on Monday from
Florida highly optimistic over the
size and quality of the field for the
local event. Two former national
champions, Estelle Lawson Page and
Patty Berg, last year’s winner here
will be on hand, Miss Berg to defend
her title, and most of the other wo.
men stars plan to compete.
TO SANDHILLS KIWANIS
The Rev. J. Arch McMl'lan, edi
tor of "Charity and Children” and
pastor of the Baptist Orphanage at
Thomasville, made an inspirational
talk on the subject of "Neighborli.
iiess" before the Sandhills Kiwanls
Club Wednesday noon at the High
land Pines Inn. Mr. McMillan is
making talks each evening this week
at the Souther Pines Baptist Church.
By Struthers Burt
The time has now come for me
to make an initial report on the
intermission .sandwiches and coffee Fighting.Funds-for
will be served fiom a buffet table, of which I am local chair- ^
ronn niinn H^d vice.chairman for the State "
'on "the evening's ,progra.m_and Carolina. As you know, the Ml S. Wood S ConditiOFl
the most important feature to almost ^een splendid,
everyone-will be the awarding of "'ithin only a week and a half
Pick of Hunt Race Horses To
Face Barrier on Midland
Road Course .March !♦>
l’.\RK!N(; DKMAND GFtEAT
I). C. I*HILLII*S
TO HEAR TALK BY
One of State’s Leading Authori
ties on Maternal Care at
GROUP’S ANNUAL MEETING
Dr. Williamson Z. Bradford, prom.;
inent Charlotte physician will make j
an address tomorrow, Saturday i
livelihood one could also render ser-1
.! Plymouth four.door .sedan, double organization Gen. O'Ryan was ablej •
silver fox scarfs, and several smaller ^'’ .send Mr. Procope, the Finnish | **** ifh
items, including a miniature radio, an ^*'n'-‘>ter at Washington, a check fori hand. Seriously Injured in !
electric iron and other gifts donated ^^00.000. I suppose by now some-j Auto Colli.sion
by several shops. Mrs. Frank W. Me- where around half a million dollars i . .
Cluer, Jr., head of the Car Commit-, subscribed. All that seems I condition of Mrs. Joseph W.
tee, and Mrs. Paul Butler and Mrs. necessary so far is sufficient | "'‘^h Mr. Wood was
Clarence Ed.son, in charge of the fox Publicity. The Sandhills district has j seriously injured in an automobile
scarfs, all report a good sale of ‘‘P reputation for gener- “ccident on the Pinehurst, Aberdeen
tickets. j I Yesterday the total of contribu. •’oad, last Sunday evening, is re-
tions from Southern Pines and Pine- ported at ihe Moore County Hospital
hurst reached $2,1.’)6,00, practically i as unchanged. Mrs. Wood has re.
all of which is now on its way to.foained unconscious since the acci.
Woman Sees Husband
Dang'ling’ From Pole
After Witnessing Rescue. Finds
C P- & L- Crew Was Just
Practicing Life Saving
As two young women drove up to
the Carolina Power & Light place
in Southern Pines Tuesday afternoon,
they were horrified to see the limp
form) of a man dangling half.way
down from a high pole, from which
he was being lowered with a rope
and tackle by fellow workmen.
A second glance revealed that it
was the husband of one and brother,
in-law of the other. They were panic,
The body was placed upon the
ground and efforts at artificial res
piration were begun.
Trembling with fear, the two
young women rushed into the group,
whose levity did not seem to fit in
with the occasion, and found that
the linemen were only engaging in
a practice of life.saving with David
Gillis as the victim.
Mrs. Gillis and Mrs. John Camer.
on delivered to him the forgotten
keys which they had brought and In
^ much weakened but relieved state
went on their way. The next time any
new safety measures are to be tried
out, they will appreciate a bit of
"First IJne Defenoe"
But when you break down these
Southern Plnes.Pinehurst figures
they are not so gallant as they
fient. \^r. Wood suffered several
fractures and abrasions but is not
The accident occurred when the
Woods, en route to Pinehurst from
might seem. To date just exactly five i Aberdeen, met a car approaching
people have subscribed from Pine-1 from the opposite direction, the dri.i
hurst, but since three of the checksjver of which appeared uncertain as'
were large, Pinehurst has subscribed to which side of the road to take'
$950.00. Southern Pines In this re. |ln passing their car. Mr. Wood, ac-'
spect has done better. Twenty.eight| fording to statements did not think j
people have contributed. I speak it possible from the location on the |
frankly because this Finnish busi-| highway of the approaching car to|
ness seems to me and millions of pa.ss on the right side, so he shot;
other Americans a matter of future | over to the edge of the left side of
life and death. Laying aside all hii. the road, successfullj* paa.sing thej
manitarian motives, it la just good ^ car. However, an oil truck was fol-i
hard.headed common sense and; lowing the first car, and the Wood,
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car caught the rear end of this and 1
was hurled into a ditch. The driver j
McXEILI. COLLECTS $,>0.00 (of the truck stated after the acci.j
IX PENNIES FOR riflCKS dent that he followed the other car
frcin Pinehurst and that the driver j
W. H. McNeill of S6uthem Pines had "been all over the road,” which
delivered some chicks out in the would account for Mr. Wood's action
country the other morning, then; in attempting to pass on the wrong
asked his customer for the pay. ] side.
"Just step around to the front’ Though Mrs. Wood's condition Is
of the house," the man said. | critical, hopes are held out for her
There he produced two one-gallon j recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Wood have
fruit jars, full to the brim with pen.l long been popular members of the
nies—nothing but pennies--$50.00 in j Sandhills colonv and their many
pennies. The jars wieighed 35 pounds,; friends have been anxiously calling
but Mr. McNeill loaded ’em in the| (he ho.spital for news of their con-
car and drove off. If you haven’t seen 1 dition since the unfortunate accident,
him around town the past few days ^ Mr. Wood Is manager of the broker,
he’s busy counting pennies. [ age office in the Carolina Hotel.
morning, before the Moore County j
Maternity Association on the occa.
Sion of its annual meeting. The gnih-
ering will be in the Courthouse at
Carthage, starting at 11.00 o'clock,
and following Dr. Bradford's talk
there will be an informal round ta
ble discussion. All those interested
in the splendid work which the Ma.
temity Association has ben doing ■
in the county during the past year '
it has reduced maternal deaths to
zero—are cordially invited to attend |
the meeting which will be both in. I
toresting and instructive. j
The desire to have his life count
for service led Dr. Bradford to en
ter the medical profession. He felt i
very strongly that while earning a
livlihood one could also render ser.
vice to God and man. Those close
to him in his work and many who
have cdme under his care know how
lully he is using his medical career
in that way.
Dr. Bradford studied medicine at
the University of Pennsylvania Med.
ical School, graduating in 1928. He
W'as fortunate in working under the
noted Dr. Polak, who was regarded
as the leading obstetritian In this
coimtry. His summer vacation be.
fore his graduation was spent in
Charlotte where he worked with Dr.
Addision Brenizer well known sur.
geon. Later, for six months, he was
in complete charge of the obstetrical
division of Belleview Hospital, New
York City, where he gained wide ex-
perience in handling the thousands of
cases that came under his supervis.
ion. Upon receiving his license to
practice medicine in North Carolina
in 19o0, he located in Charlotte.
Work Among the Poor
He has been actively Interested in
expansion and pro<>ision of maternal
care among the poorer rural areas of
North Carolina. He is the author of
numerous articles in reJation to ma
ternal and infant care and the prob
lems of pregnancy toxemias. For
several years he has been director
of the Charlotte Maternity Clinic,
an organization naanned by senior
students and internes cf Duke Un.
iverslty and supervised by Charlotte
obstetricians. It was established on a
small scale when Dr. Bradford com.
m need his practice in Charlotte. He
and others induced Duke Hospital of.
ficials to enlarge and operate it. The
'■cone of the work can be somewhat
realized when it is known that this
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Some .50 horses have been entered
in the sixth annual race meeting of
the Sandhills Steeplechase and Rac_
ing As.sociation to be hold on the
Barber Kstate cour.se on the Midland
Road a week from this Saturday.
Kntries received to date were an-
notmced yesterday afternoon by
Filichard Wallach, Jr., racing secre
tary. Indications point to sizeable
field.s in each of the five races on
the afternoon's caid for the $2,900
in purses offeree by the association.
Final touches are being put on
the course in preparation for the big
event of the winter in the Sandhills
.section. Men were bu.sy all this week
putting new brush in the brush
jumps and erecting the hurdles which
are used in the first race. The course
is in excellent condition.
At the office of the association
in Dr. Neal's veterinary hospital, be.
side the course, the demand contin.
ues heavy for reserved parking spa-
ces in the Clubhouse Enclosure, and
there is no doubt (that this well
be filled on race day. Arrangements
were concluded last week with the
State Highway Commission to close
the Midland Road for three hours
before the races to expedite traffic
to the course, only cars bearing
windshield stickers for the races to
be permitted to approach the en.
trance gates. This year general
parking has been reduced from two
dollars per car to one dollar, but a
general admission charge of 50 cents
per person will be made to witness
The entries received thus far as
announced by Mr. Wallach are;
l.st Race, The Catawba. Mile and
cne.half over hurdled; Ro’iteby Sta.
bles. Pittsburgh, Pa., F.nterpiise and
Frozen North; R. K. Mellon, Pitts-
burt;h. Pa., Different; Mrs. R. G.
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Attractive Home on Weymouth
Heights Sold to Attorney—
Kellam Buys Home
Considerable real estate activity
was reported during the past week
In Southern Pines, featured by the
sale of the Robert 01m,sted residen.
tial property on Weymouth Heights.
This attractive home, on three beau
tifully landscaped acres, was acquir
ed by Mr. and Mrs. A. Carlton Me.
Donald, who are moving to Southern
Pines from West End to take immed
iate possession. Mr. McDonald is an
attorney and is on the legal staff of
the State of North Carolina.
The sale of the property was ne
gotiated by the R. F. Potts agency.
The Olmsted house was built about
15 years ago by E. V. Perkinson and
the late Thomas Burges.s from plans
drawn by Alfred B Yeomans. The
property adjoins the winter residence
of Mrs. J. J. Warren of Toronto,
Canada, the property of Col. E. C.
Carey, and woodlands belonging to
the Boyd Estate.
C. W. Kellam of Newton, N. J,
has purchased the Frederick Baker
property on East Indiana avenue.
Southern Pines. The property adpoins
the new Presbyterian church. The
sale was made by Mrs. Turner of the
Turner Insurance and Real Estate
Agency. Mr. and Mrs. Kellam have
been wintering in Southern Pines for
a number of years, and for the last
five seasons haye lived at 73 South
Mrs. Turner has also leased the
Winnie J. Dodge cottage on Wor.
' then Court to Mr. and Mrs. George
C Moore of Baltimore and for the
balance of season.