VOL. 33?NO-43 TWENTY PAGES SOUTHERN PINES, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY.'SEPTEMBER 12, 1952 TWENTY PAGES PhiCE?TEK CENTS Southern Pines To Honor Tar Heel Greats Of Golfdom Certificates Will Be Given Them In Washington Sept. 18 Awards will be presented to National Open Champion Julius Boros and other golfing greats who have brought fame to North Carolina on North Carolina Day, j September 18, of the National Celebrities open championship in Washington, D. C., which the Washington Post is sponsoring. Present to conduct the ceremonies will be Charles S. Patch, Jr., a town commissioner of Southern Pines; Richard S Tufts of Pine hurst, vice president of the United States Golf association, and Rob ert E Harlow, publisher of Golf World, Pinehurst. Mr. Patch will present to Julius Boros, Richard D. Chapman, John Palmer, Clayton Heafner, Tommy Holt, Stewart "Skip" Alexander and Billy Joe Patton certificates inscribed as follows: Certificate of Recognition, presented by the Town of Southern Pines, N. C. to (name of person printed) For Your Outstanding Achieve ments in the field of Golf both ? in the United States and For eign Countries. The State of North Carolina and Southern Pines in particular recognize your fine contribution to Golf. Through your efforts you have rendered an invaluable service to your State and Community. National Celebrities Open, Washington, D. C. September 18, 1952. The certificates are signed by C. N. Page, mayor, and Charles S. Patch, Jr., commissioner. Awards will be presented on the first tee of the Prince Georges Country club on the opening day of the three-day tournament, as the Celebrities field swings into its first round of play. Jim Magner, a Washington res taurant owner, former president of the Touchdown club and a North Carolina football hero of years ago, heads a Washington committee which will see that many North Carolinians are on hand for the ceremonies. He will invite the North Carolina State society and the North Carolina University Alumni chapter to turn out and cheer almost as hard for tire Tar Heel golfers as they once did when Charlie Justice ran for a Carolina touchdown. And now for a brief glance at the Tar Heel celebrities: Julius Boros has won two of the biggest golf prizes of the 1952 sea son, the National Open and the World championship, worth $25, (100 m the Tarn O'Shanter tourrir. r mont. lie was born in Fairfield. Conn., and grew up there, but calls Mid Pines, Southern Pines, home. Richard D. Chapman of Pine hurst is v. inncr of Canadian, Brii (Continued on page 5) Mrs. Jane Scully Is Accident Victim Mrs. Jane Ferguson Scully, 22, of near Raeford died in Scotland Memorial hospital, Laurinburg Thursday afternoon of injuries re ceived in an automobile accident Monday night near Rowland. j Mrs. Scully's husband was in Korea, and efforts were made through the Red Cross to contact him. Funeral services were held at 3:30 Sunday afternoon at the Raeford Baptist church, but burial was deferred until Wednesday afternoon, on the chance that the soldier husband might arrive. That day a message arrived, ask ing that he be met at the Raeigh Durham airport. Mrs. Scully was born in Niag ara Feb. 4, 1930, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Ferguson. She is survived by her husband. Thomas F. Scully, with the U. S Army in Korea; one idaughter, Catherine; her parents, of Rae ford; four sisters, Mrs J. D. Fly of Raeford, Mrs. E. P. Garner of Southern Pines, Mrs. C. L. Gllsaon of Myrtle Beach, S. C., and Mrs J. D. Ruth, Angola, Ind.; and three brothers, Marvin Ferguson of LJllington, Clarence W Fer guson of Durham, and A. T. Fer guson of Raeford Page Memorial Plans Homecoming Homecoming Day will be observed at Page Memorial Meth odist church in Aberdeen this Sunday, with Bishop W. W. Peele of Laurinburg as guest speaker at the morning service. Bishop Peele, in the early days of his ministry, served the Aberdeen church as pastor. There will be special music by the choir. After a picnic dinner dh the grounds, the congregation will re assemble at 1:45. A feature of the afternoon program will be an informal talk entitled "Remarks Of a Charter Member," by a person whose identity is not being disclosed. G. C. Seymour will be heard in "A Tribute To Our Founders," and visiting former pastors and members will be given an opportunity to reminisce or bring greetings. The Rev. T. J. Whitehead is serving his fifth year as pastor of the Church, whose present building was dedicated in 1914. I RALLY District and stare leaders of the Democratic party will be in attendance at the Moore County YDC sponsored rally to be held in the courthouse at Carthage on Saturday, Octo *b*r 11. at 7:30 p.m., according to an announcement by J. Douglas David ot Pinebluff, county YDC president. There in addition to Gover nor-nominal* William B. Um atead, who will deliver the main address, will be Con gressman C. B. Deane. Secre tary o! Slate Thad Eure. State Auditor Henry L. Bridges, Commissioner of Labor For rest H. Shuford. Attorney General Harry McMullan and others. Invitations have been ex tended to other district and state YDC and senior party leaders. A jammed court house is anticipated for the occasion. PROMOTED * 1 masses;;-- Hfc HBSSKWtfc IIAHRY K. SMITH Local Man Named Saco-Lowell VP j Harry K. Smyth, general man ager of the Sanfbrd division, Saco Lowell shops, has been named vice - president of the company, Malcolm D. Shaffner, Saco Lowell president, announced Wed nesday. Mr. Smyth, who lives at 115 Highland road, Southern Pines, [will continue his present position |of general manager of the com pany. He has had a long career in manufacturing. Prior To his go-1 ing to Sanford, he spent 21 years with Pratt and Whitney, makers of machinery and fine tools, fol lowed hy two years with the Cum mings Engine company, manufac turers of diesel engines. He then became vice-president and general manager of the Ed wards company, whose properties Saco-Lowell shops purchased in 1948. It was then that Mr. Smyth joined the Saco-Lowell organiza tion. He is active in local affairs in Sanford. He has served as presi | dent and member of the board of directors of the Chamber of Com merce. In 1948 he was elected "Lee County Man of the Year." Mr. Smyth is a member of the Sanford Rotary club Bishop Speaks To Rotarians On Air Service Prospect September 26 Is Set As Date Of Ladies Night The prospecf of getting Eastern Air Lines service for the Sand hills, as presented by Julian T. Bishop, and plans for the annual observance of Ladies Night fea tured Friday's luncheon meeting of the Southern Pines Rotary club, held at the Village Inn with Pres ident Russell Lorenson in the chair. The speaker was intro duced by Lloyd T, Clark, program chairman for September. Mr. Bishop told the Rotarians of his recent conference with Cap tain Eddie Rickenbacker, presi dent of Eastern, at EAL head quarters in New York, at which Captain Rickenbacker evidenced an interest in year 'round service including passenger, mail and ex press, but not in seasonal service only. Captain Rickenbacker was particularly interested, the speak er indicated, in the outlook for tourist business and transporta tion in connection with the many manufacturing plants located in this general area, including Aber deen. Carthage, Candor, Robbins, West End, Vass, Southern Pines, Rockingham, Hamlet, Troy, San ford, Red Springs, A shots .ro, Rae ford, and Biscoe. \ The speaker disclosed that he is ; getting fine cooperation from j these sources in assembling data, jand that the information gathered I will he presented by him to (".HP tain Rickenbaeker shortly after i his return from England, which , was scheduled for Tuesday. Among reports he had received were those of Mayor Forrest Lockey of Aberdeen, Karl Rob bins of the Robbins Mills, Albert Tufts of Pinehurst, and John Howarth and Lloyd T. Clark of Southern Pines To be incorporated in Mr. Tuft's report is the information that an estimated 80 per cent of Pine hurst's tourist trade comes from the New England states. New York and Pennsylvania, locations that are in Eastern's territory. A letter to Mr. Bishop from Col. Samuel T. Moore, assistant to the commandant of the USAF Air Ground Operations school at Highland Pines Inn, estimated that travel to and from the school would require 40 seats a week each way. Postmaster Garland Pierce ftien tioned that the proposed schedule would give one-day mail service to Boston, New York, and that j section of the country, j Mr. Bishop left the impression I that establishment of the service ! is now a matter of whether or not i Eastern Air Lines decides that it will be a paying proposition. Ladies' Night The Ladies' Night, committee, headed by W. Harry Fullenwider as chairman with Garland Pierce and Edwin Small as co-planners, (Continued on Page 81 Patch Is Elected Chairman Of New Eisenhower Club Seven Towns Are Represented At Initial Meeting Charles S. Patch, Jr., of Southern Pines was elected chair man of the Moore County Eisen hower and Nixon club Tuesday night when representatives from seven towns held an orgonizaticn al meeting at the Southern Pines Country club. Other officers elected were Mrs. James Besley of Southern Pines, vice chairman; Mrs. Gladys Doyle of Southern Pines, secretary; and | Roy Swarlnger of West End, treasurer. Chosen to serve with these on the Executive committee, to meet with the State organization next week tc formulate plans for Gen ' oral Eisenhower's visit to North Carolina on September 26, were Fred Hall of Southern Pines, H. W. Doub of Aberdeen, Col. George P. Hawes of Pinehurst, Mrs. Roger M. Wicks of Southern Pines, and W. C Garner of Robbins. Th" chairman was given authority to make ether appointments to the executive committee from throughout the county as may be come necessary. The following divisional chair men were named, to organize the various elements in the countv to get them to register and follow this uo by voting on November 4: Registration committee. Robert Howard and Coi. Donald L Mad igan, both of Southern Pines, co chairmen; Women's division. Mrs L. A Des PI."nd Southern Pines; Youth division, Stanley Austin, Southern Pines; Veterans' divi sion, Julian Bishcp, Pinehurst Ttiese char-men were urged to ge' representatives in all precincts of Moore countv. tn coordinate their respective objectives in the cam paign. Clem Barrett of Carthage. Re publican candidate for Moore County representative in the Gen eral Assembly, snoke in behalf of the club and the election of the Eisenhcwer-Nixon ticket. He was introduced bv Graham Culbreth of Southern Pines. Chairman Patch announced that !he had been asked by Jesse Page of Charlotte, Strte chairman, tc sei-ve on a committee of two from North Carolina at the General Eisenhower campaign conference "t the Hotel Commodore in New Vntk this Saturday afternoon The conference has been labeled ~s "importrpt" and Mr. Patch nlans to attend and report on the j conference at the next meeting lof the club. A direct appeal for funds with | which to operate the upit met ;with generous response at the i meeting, with additional contribu tions to bo mailed in The chair man announced thct anyone in the county wishing to contribute should make checks payable to the Moore County Eisenhower- Nixon Club and mail them to Box 421. Southern Pines. Receipts will be issued and a record accounting made, he said The policy of the club will be to hold meetings throughout the countv and the next one will be held late in September, at Rob bins. Towns represented at the meeting, attendance at which is said to have exceeded expecta tions. were Aberdeen, Carthage, ^inehurst, Pinebluff. Robbins and Southern Pines. WE'RE IN HOLIDAY The Pilot wsi on Wednes day given an advance look at 1 the October issue of Holiday magazine, which carriet the third instalment of "First Road of The Land" by Phil Stong. This part of the High way 1 feature runs from Rich mond. Va.. to Waycroes. Ga,. and. of course, this resort town comes in for some nice publicity Shortly after Holiday reaches the newsstands of the country on September 19. ap 1 proximately five million peo ple will be reading about Southern Pines and looking at The Pilot's Assistant Edi tor Valerie Nicholson, who is Shown in a Country Club photo. The number of copies for this area is said to be I limited. , , ! NEW SOLICITOR W. LAMONT BROWN ji ' Moore County Mas J 14 Delegates At IYDC Convention , A delegation of 14 from Moore county attended the Young Dem ocratic convention held in Greens borp on last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. j Chairman of the county dele gation was J. Douglas David. | ! president of the Moore club. H I Clifton Blue, a former State YDC! | president, was elected snd served j as permanent chairman of the convention that elected Billy Harrison of Rocky Mount, presi dent; Betty Brewer of Raleigh end Mrs. Mary Wilson of Monroe, vice presidents; Martin Cromartie Tarborc, secretary; Sandy Harris, Mebane, treasurer; Harry Horton Pittshoro. national committee man; Mrs Marjorie Griffin, For est City, national comniitteewo man. ,j In the heated contest for i president, Moore county gave its [ 10 votes to Bedford W. Black of .1 Kannapolis. The third and low jman was Pat Cooke of Gagtcnia. (W. W. Staton of Sanford was the' ; retiring president. Cruce District Chairman At the district caucus, A1 Cruce '[of Aberdeen was elected Rth dis trict chairman: Mrs. Dick Phillips j of Laurinburg, vice chairman; i George Willcox of Racford, secre tary; and I any Moore of North !W'lke=boro, treasurer. : Delegation ! The Moore County delegation! ! was composed of J. Hubert Mc-i 1 Caskill and Chief Sheppard of! j Pineliurst, Lament Brown and) jVoit Gilmore of Southern Pines;| A. F. Dees, Cliff Blue, Raymond: Wicker and A1 Cruee of Aberj! jdeen; Glendon Wicker and John iLang, Jr., of Carthage; Monroe ' Chappcll of Vass; Douglas David, ' Roy Wallace and Billy Carpenter Jr., of Pinebluff. Both YDC and senior party ] leader? from over the state were in attendance at the convention Among those addressing the ( YDC convention were Governor Scott, Governor-nominate IJVn . stead. Congressman Doughton and ] Congressman Deanef Secretary of . State Thad F-ure, Democratic , Party Chairman Everett Jordan, Congressman Woodrow Jones and Hugh Alexander and Larry ? Fountain, Democratic nominees for congress. I New Manager for Patch's Arrives * ! ] Earle B. Owen, former sales ? promotion manager for the Spain- , hour store in Hickory, assumed , his duties as manager of Patch's j Department, store on Monday of ; this week. Mr. Owen will be joined here < by his wife as soon as living ' quarters can be secured. Their 1 son, Earle B. Owen, Jr., is enter- 1 ing Lenoir Rhyne college this fall. < ! Lei and McKeithen Elected To State Bar Council; Resigns As Solicitor Lamonl Brown, Democratic Nominee, Is Named To Post t W. Leland McKeithen of Pine- ' "lurst this week announced his i -esigr.ation as solicitor cf Moore c bounty recorders court, effective , it the end of this month, after 14 rears in the office, with the ex- 1 ;eption of three and a half years 1 if military service in World War !I t On Tuesday, meeting in Carth- ' lge, the county commissioners ap- ' jointed W. Lamont Brown, 1 Southern Pines attorney and * Democratic nominee for solicitor, c to fill out Mr. McKeithen's unex- 1 pired term. ? The Pinehurst attorney said that he submitted his resignation i because he has been elected to i the State Bar Council, the board t which governs the North Caroline < State Bar. This is a statutory of- i fice, requiring an cath, and there- 1 fore, said Mr. McKeithen, he can- i not hold two such offices. He will ! he sworn in as a Slate Bar Coun- 1 oil member in October and will \ continue through September in ; his duties with recorders court. Before the Democratic primary . in May, Mr. McKeithen announc- , ed that he would not be a candi- | date again this year. He has been | elected to successive terms in the , office fcr the past 14 years, in- ( eluding his years in service, when the post was iflled by other at- ( torneys of the county substituting for him. The unexpired term runs to the first Monday in December when county officers elected in Novem- , ber will be sworn in. Mr. Brown, : who is assured of election because of the large Democratic majority in the county, is expected to take the oath for his regular term at that time. ! " I ' SHE'S IN WHITE, NOW MISS BETTY LOU CLEAVER jl A student nurse when the above! phcto was made. Miss Betty Lou 1 Cleaver is now wearing the vhitejj cap and uniform of her profes- i sion, havinr graduated iiom Hex;' Hospital School of Nursing At. Rex she is reported to have! shown excellent initiative j] throughout her threfe years and ' was above average in her schol astic achievement. She participa ted in choral club, Softball, swim- : ming and social functions, com pleted a good many hours toward her Red Cross pin, worked at the , State Fair First aid station and participated in collecting blood during the Wake County drive. 1 She even did a bit of baby-sit- ' ting on the side. . . but despite her busy round of duties, she is said not to have lost that, spark with which she entered training. (Story on page 8) W. Hleel ^ New Colonial Manager W. H. Lee, for 11 years assistant manager of one of the Colonial stores in Durham, is new manager nf the company's store in South am Pines, succeeding W. G. Brad ley, who is going to Raleigh. Mr. Lee assumed his duties here on Thursday of last week, and has al ready joined the list of newcom ers who express themselves as be ing delighted with Southern Pines. Mrs. Lee and their two-year-old laughter, Debra Faye, arrived the middle of this week and they are living at 280 Page street. The Lees attended the Methodist church while in Durham. a Town Is Asking for Bond Election To Finance Needed Improvements $160,000 Required For Building, Fire Truck, Sewerage Southern Pines citizens will lave the opportunity to vote on a 1160,000 bond issue for needed mproveir.ents at a not far distant late if plans discussed at Wed lesday night's Town Board meet ng proceed without a hitch, and to hitch is anticipated. City Clerk Howard F. Burns old the group cf his trip to Ra eigh Monday, to seek permission rom the Local Government Com nission for the election to be held. le was given papers to be filled >ut, and bond attorneys are ex acted to set as an election date i time within around 60 days. The largest sum, $96,000 is for i proposed police station, jail, and \BC store; $34,000, for enlarging he fire house and replacing the >!d frame storage barns at the ?ear of the fire station; $20,000 'or a new fire truck; the remain ng $10,000, for replacing the over loaded sewerage outfall line by VTcDeeds creek?a line used for !5 or 30 years and nc.w much too intall. , The Moore Countjf Grand Jury some time ago condemned the city jail, and the Town is required to report on its condition at every term of court. Offenders held overnight are now carried to Car thage to oe jailed. The Board has been working on plans for the proposed build ing program all summer, and a Fayetteville architect, Basil G. F Laslett, who designed the Fay etteville Municipal building and re-designed the Southern Pines Country chib when it was rebuilt by the Town, has drawn plans. Plans for the police station ABC Store-jail are of colonial de sign, with ample offices for the police force, and a modern jail at the rear of the ABC store. The Town has bought from The South land hotel 12 feet of land, to give space for a driveway for the store and jail. The present building, it was brought out, is over 50 years old and in such condition that money spent on repairs would be wast ed. Enlargement of the fire house will include space for the new truck. Paving Bequests Jerry Healy appeared before the Board to ask that New Hamp shire avenue be paved from Leake street to Page, and the Southern Pines Warehouse requested that the lower end of East Broad be paved. The Board explained that it planned to do all of the paving it anssibly could tin.'- rail and thai :he rest would have to be post poned until spring, as it cannot at lone in cold weather. Too, the fown maintenance crew does the work, and when building projects ire underway, other needed work tas to be left undone. Completion of the paving of Connecticut avenue from Gaines o Page was reported, except for (Continued on Page 5) Two Are Injured In Auto Collision Raymond Rider, 46. and his vife, Mrs. Irene Rider, 45, of Vareham, Mass., were injured ind their late model Plymouth, Iriven by Mr. Rider, was demol sheri in a head-on collision with i taxi operated by Joe Hatch of Southern Pines around 1 p.m., Saturday, according to a Highway 3atrol report. The accident occurred near Cnollwood airport on the South ?rn Pines Carthage highway. Mr. Rider, who sustained a frac ured left hip, and his wife, who uffered bruises and lacerations ibout the forehead, are reported o be getting along well at St. Jos eph's hospital, to which they were aken immediately after the acci lent. Mr. Hatch received minor acerations but was not hospital zed. The Rider car came to rest bot om aide up. The taxi, also a late nodel Plymouth, was badly datn iged.