vni'. aL-No Vs SIXTEEN PAGES """* SOUTHERN PINES NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 26. 1952 SIXTEEN PAGES PRICE--TEN CENTS Special Bond Vote | In Southern Pines j Set For Nov. 18 Four Propositions Involving $160,000 Will Face Electors November 18 has been set as the date for a special election in the Town of Southern Pines for the purpose of submitting to the voters four propositions involving proposed bond issues totaling $160,000. The propositions, which are to be voted upon separately, are: the issuance of $10,000 of bonds for the enlargement and extension of the Town's sanitary sewer system $20,000 for the acquisition of a fire truck: $34,000 fcr the erec tion and equipment of fire house and storage buildings; and $96,00C for the erection and equipment of a police station and jail building The bond ordinances were adopt ed by the Board of Commission ers of Southern Pines on Septem ber 17, and advertising of the spe cial election will begin next week The Commissioners have ap pointed Mrs. Grace Kaylor to act as registrar, and Lawrence E Grover and Frank E. Walker as judges of the election. Voting will be from 6:30 a. m. to 6:30 p. m., at the Southern Pines Fire house. The registration bcoks will be kept open for the registration of new electors from Friday, Octo ber 24, through Friday, October 31, Sundays and holidays except ed. Saturday hours will be from 9 a. m, to 9 p. m.; other days, 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. Kiwanis C!iil> To Present Gifts, Honor Newspapers The Sandhills Kiwanis club, at its meeting next Wednesday, will present to the two hospitals of the county the net proceeds of $500 realized from the Mid South Horse Show held in late March, it is announced. The Rev. Peter Denges will accept the gift for St Joseph's hospital, and Norris L Hodgkins, Sr., president of Moore County hospital, will receive the money for the hospital which he heads. At this meeting the Kiwanians will observe National Newspaper Week by entertaining a represen tative from each of the papers in the county. Saturday Will Be Big Tlav For Boys 1 ?' * Boys of Moore county are to have the biggest day in their young lives tomorrow, Saturday, thanks to the U. S. Air Force and the Sandhills Kiwanis club. They'll see something on National Kids' Day that few other boys throughout the country can enjoy. Featuring a full program will be a mass paratroop jump and the dropping of a jeep from a plane flying over their heads. When the vehicle lands it will be manned and loaded and driven right up to the kids gathered for the exhibi tion at the Fort Bragg drop zone, ten miles from Southern Pines. And when a tactical air con trol party jumps from the soaring aircraft led by Capt. Arthur H. "Bunk" Hunter, it will set up its radio to call in fighter planes for a simulated attack on the enemy a thrilling sight for the young sters. The Kids' Day program will open at 1 o'clock tomorrow at the Southern Pines High School audi torium with brief remarks by Sandhills President Voit Gilmore and General William M. Gross Movies of Air Force exploits will follow this after which the boys will be loaded into busses and cars to be transported to the drop zone. Parents wishing to attend the exhibition there may follow the motorcade. After the spectacular jumps and drops out .there refreshments will be served the boys and they wit each be presented with a diploms attesting to the fact that they hav< received a course of Air Force in struction, and each will be giver a photograph of a fighter plane. Captain Hunter is the No. 1 parapilot of the Air Force, wit! (Continued on Page 8) Southern Pines Blue and White Football Players First row, left to right: Assistant Coach W. A. Leonard, Joe Smith, George Morrison, Ronald Luketz, David Woodruff, Carl Bowers, Davis Bailey, Tommy Ruggles, Paul Warren, Coach Irie Leonard. Second row: James Prim, manager; Johnny Watkins, James Humphrey, Bill Marley, Billy Huntley, Jerry Daeke, Jimmy Men | ? zel, Donald Burney, Lawrence Dorsen, Harold McNeill, James Matthews. Third row: Joe McDonald, David McCallum, Bobby Cline, Billy Cox, Garland Pierce, Paul Propst, David Page. Donaid Van Benschoten, Bobby Renegar, Don Cheatham. (Photo by Emerson Humphrey) Pearse Motors, Inc., Buys Business of Cherry Company Formal announcement is made this week of the purchase by Pearse Motors, Inc., of the Cherry Motor Sales business, located at 795 Soth West Broad street in Southern Pines. Robert M. Pearse is president of the corporation; his wife, the for mer Miss Arline Bliss, is vice president, and Herbert F. Seawell, Jr., of Carthage is secretary. The new company will continue to sell Oldsmobile automobiles, and will put forth a strong effort to make Pearse Motors the "finest service place in the Sandhills." The staff will be basically the same as that employed by Cherry Motor Sales, Mr. Pearse disclosed. Robert Arey is remaining as gen eral manager, and Preston Stancil is service manager, in complete charge of the body and service shop. Mr. Pearse, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, is no stranger to the Sandhills or to the automo bile business. Over a period of years he*visited Pinehurst occa sionally for golf, and for a year and a half in 1939 40 was with the Lincoln and Mercury people. He owned and operated The Manor hotel in Pinehurst in 1946-47, and after selling that engaged in the manufacture of sanding equip ment under the trade name of Rolino, Inc., in Cleveland, the name being a combination of his first name and that of his wife. Mrs. Pearse is a daughter of Leonard Bliss of Greensboro and the late Mrs. Bliss, well known in the Sandhills for many years. The Pearses have one child, Robert M. Pearse. Jr., who is in the third grade at Pinehurst, where they reside. Mutually Helpful Composing a foursome at Wednesday's regular Pine dodgers tournament at the Pine Needier were Emily For rest, Craig White, Nan Jack son and Esta Walper. Nan and Emily had beautiful drives on the first hole. Esta placed her drive on the right, well into the rough. Craig White hit her ball in the same general direction in the rough and it appeared to have hit something and bounced back into the middle of the fairway. When Craig went to make her second shot, it was dis covered that not hers but [ Esia's ball was in the middle i of the fairway. Apparently i hers had Struck Esia's and knocked it there, remaining in the rough, itself. ! On the same hole when ! chipping to the green. Esta'.i [ struck Craig's ball and knock i ed it several inches closer to the hole. Next Wednesday the Pine i dodgers will meet at Parha ven to discuss future plans I and all members are request ? i ed to be present, at the usual time. ? Southern Pines 51; Rowland 6 By JIM HATCH and ROD WHITING The Blue and White team con tinued its winning streak at Row land Wednesday, playing and > winning its third game of the sea- | son. The score was 51 to 6. Total scores are: Southern Pines 151; opponents 13. Southern Pines co-captains, Huntley and Bailey, lost the toss and Rowland elected to receive. Southern Pines' kicking line-up was as follows: Bowers-Warren, Morrison at ends, Huntley at quarterback. Smith at wingback and Woodruff at tailback. Play began when Bowers' kick was returned to the 40-yard line. Then the Southern Pines passing defense clicked as Woodruff inter cepted a long pass and galloped to the Rowland 29. Woodruff shone again as he went over on a pass from Huntley for the first Blue and White touchdown Ruggles kicked the extra point to make the score 8-0. Bowers' kick was returned to ! the Rowland 20. Then Rowland j was forced to kick. The ball was | taken by Matthews who went to the 40, thanks to beautiful block-1 ing by Woodruff. A fumble was the result of the next play and j Rowland recovered. Again Row- | land was forced to punt but it, went out on the SP 15-ya.rd line.: Matthews then picked up 15 yards as the whistle blew for the end of, the first quarter. Second Quarter Matthews opened up the second quarter with a beautiful pass di rect to the waiting arms of David Page who romped over. Ruggles kicked again and the score came up to 14-0 In favor of the Blue and White. Bowers' kick was returned to the Rowland 25-yard line. Once more Rowland was compelled to punt but Matthews brought it back to the Rowland 14-yard line. Then the team pushed up to the 3-yard line. Woodruff, on a re verse, went over. Ruggles' kick was again good and the score pushed up to 22 0. Ruggles' kick was returned to the 15-yard line and for the fourth time of the game Rowland was (Continued on Page 14) jSandhill Music Association Reveals Artist Agenda For 195*2-53 Season The regular fall meeting of the Sandhill Music association was held Tuesday evening in the Southern Pines Library. Dr. William P Holiister, presi . dent of the association now in its fourth year, reports an excellent agenda of artists for the 1952-53 musical season. After careful consideration of many excellent possibilities, members of the asso ciation have chosen perfoi nets who will surely appeal to 5 ind hill music lovers. The Robert Shaw Chorale, so enthusiastically received during the 1950-51 season, is scheduled for a return engagement on Sat urday, December 13. Lucille Cum mings, noted young contralto of stage, radio and television, will ! appear some time in February or March. In April, the full North ! Carolina Symphony will return !for its fourth popular engagement .in the Sandhills. Tentatively jplanned lor January is the Char | lotte Opera association's presents - jtion of The Desert Song. Instru mental soloist for the fifth pro [gram has not been definitely slat ed; however, as "extra added at tractions," the Sandhill Music as sociation will again sponsor the Madrigal Singers for an Easter program and the Young Musicians program. Dr. Hollister announced the pro gram and drive chairmen for the (new year will be Voit Gilmore | and Bert Premo. Mrs. Hoke Pol (Continued on Page 8) Patch Reports On Northern Trip After taking part in North Caro lina Day of the National Celebri ties open championship in Wash ington and conferring with Gen eral Eisenhower and a campaign j committee in New York, Charlesj S. Patch, Jr., and his wife, who; accompanied him on the trip, are back in Southern Pines Southern Pines' friendly gesture of recognizing North Carolina greats in golfdom by presenting them certificates of recognition at the Washington tournament caus ed much favorable comment, Mr. Patch reports, with some golfers from other states remarking that nothing like this had ever been done for them. Bob Harlow of Pinehurst, pub lisher of Golf World, made a talk on North Carolina golf and golf courses, and presented Mr. Patch, who awarded the certificates. Mr Patch, who is a member of the local board of town commis sioners, expressed his appreciation to the Washington Post and the Professional Golfers association for giving Southern Pines the op portunity of recognizing the North Carolina golfers. Bob Harlow re ceived the certificate for Dick Chapman, who was on the course when the presentation was made, and Dugan Aycock of Lexington accepted for Skip Alexander, who was in Florida. Others honored were Julius Bo ros, John Palmer, Clayton Heaf ner, Tommy Holt and Billy Pat ton. The Washington Post carried a five-column picture of Mr. Patch, Mr. Harlow and the golfing stars. Tn New York Mr. Patch was one of around 300 leaders from throughout the United States who met to discuss future campaign plans with General Eisenhower The General spoke briefly, his main charge being to get out the young people who have become ol voting age since the last election. The General indicated that it was out of respect for the youth of the country that he had entered the campaign, Mr. Patch reported. Improvements In Mail Service Will Be made October 1 The Southern Pines Post Office this week announces a number of improvements in service that will become effective October 1. There will be a northbound dis patch at 6 a m. of mail in the post-office drop and in the box in front of the post office. Air mail special delivery letters on this dispatch will be delivered the same day in Washington. New York, Boston, and other major eastern cities. There will be over night service cn straight air mail letters to all eastern and northern points, from this dispatch. This service will be in effect every morning except Sunday. Distribution to post-office box holders of incoming mail from the 6:21 and 7:25 p. m. trains will be resumed, each evening except (Continued on Page 8) ARRESTED Three young Moore county white men were arrested Monday night and placed in the Moore county jail, charged with the capital crime of rape. Warrants were sworn out by a white woman about 40 years of age, officers said. She was quoted as saying the alleged crime took place near Southern Pines between 10 and 11 o'clock Monday night. Because of the circum stances of the case, investigat ing officers said it was advis able to withhold names of the persons involved until a hear ing which has been set for 1:30 o'clock next Monday af ternoon, September 29, in re corders cou?-! at Carthage. Boros Celebration Set For Nov. 20-21 A meeting of the committer which has charge of plans for the "Sandhills Julius Boros Day" was held Wednesday evening at the Southland hotel. Attending were Arch1 Coleman, public relation: man for this event; Mrs Frank Cosgrove, Miss Jeanne Cosgrove Mrs. Bernice Harrington, Johr Clark, Richard S. Tufts, Dr. Davie Whitehead, Charles "Buster' Patch, and Mrs. Mary Baxter, sec retary. The two-day event which wil honor Julius Boros, Mid Pine: golf professional who this sum mer won two of the most covetec golf titles of tournaments held ir this country, the U. Si Nations Open in Texas, and the World': Open Championship, at Tan i O'Shanter in Chicago, has defi i nitely been scheduled for Novem ber 20 and 21. There will be i parade on the morning t f the 20th and following this, the first 18 hole round of the 36-hole Juliu: Boros Invitational Open will b< played over the Mid Pines course This tournament, which it i: hoped will become an annual at (Continued on page S) Mrs. Ives' Homecoming Is Happy Occasion Marked By Informality Pilot Editor Is Present To Hear Gov. Stevenson Mrs. Boyd Gives Impressions After New York Speech While North Carolina women were enjoying the experience of hearing the Democratic presiden ts 1 candidate's sister, Mrs. Ern 'St Ives, es she spoke to them in Raleigh Tuesday, one, the editor if The Pilot, was hearing the can didate himself. Mrs. James Boyd attended a convention of the American Fed eration of Labor in company with Ernest L. Ives, to hear Governor Adlai Stevenson deliver one of the most impressive speeches of the campaign. Meeting with Mr. Ives and his son, Timothy, now second lieuten ant of the Air Force and and a full-fledged jet pilot, the Pilot editor accompanied the official party from the Biltmore hotel tc the convention hall in The Com modore. "We were ahead of Governoi Stevenson," Mrs. Boyd reported "and in time to see him come ir and hear the great roar of wel (Continued on page 8) Newsweek Writer f i Here To- Interview ; i Nominee's Sister < By VALERIE NICHOLSON i Mrs. Ernest L. Ives, in Southern Pines this week for a rest and a reunion with old friends, fulfilled only one commitment during her ' stay related to the current presi dential campaign?an interview with Miss Vera Clay, political re- ' porter attached to the Washing- , ton office of Newsweek, who spent the day here between morning and evening trains. Visiting with the sister of Gov- < ernor Adlai Stevenson, Democrat ic nominee, at the home of Mr ! and Mrs. L. T. Avery, and going with her for a glimpse at "The1 Cabin" at Paint Hill Farm. Miss,: Clay later said, "I don't think ; many writers have caught Mrs l] j Ives' spirit and true personality ! ! She is a real person, of many in-1 jterests and lively mind, capable! | of meeting any situation. Most newswriters have stero I tvped Mrs. Ives so far as a "so |ciety personage" and hostess.; i None has penetrated to her in-! iterests in history, folklore, and j people all kinds of people: nor 'discovered her talents for civic, and community service as seen . during her dozen years as a win ter resident of Southern Pines, and Moore county. At the outdoor reception given i by the Moore County Historical (, society at the Shaw House for Mrs. Ives, Miss Clay again ex-l Dressed surprise. "Why, they treat her just as if she were a member of the family," she exclaimed "There's nothing like an ovation,' or adulation. Just friendliness, af fection and mutual pleasure." At the moment Mrs. Ives was leaving one group to greet some one in another, mingling infor mallv with others along the way Somehow this seeemed incom orehensible to the reporter, who has gone all over the United States for her magazine on po litical interviews. Bemused, she shook her head. "I don't believe folks down here ciuite realize what has happened <n Mrs. Ives* life, and that of her brother, the Governor of Illinois "They've been eaught up in a madhruse, shut off from the peo-, pie. from ordinary friendships and; the casual exchange of everyday life It's an amazing phenomenon which takes place in our country every four years?but apparently it hasn't reached here. I don't see whv?hut I think it's wonderful! "With the Eisenhowers. Gover nor Stevenson and Mrs. Ives are the nation's most important, most (Continued on Page 8) Hundreds Flock To Shaw House To Offer Good Wishes By VALERIE NICHOLSON One of. the happiest occasions ever tc take place in Southern Pines was the outdoor reception held Wednesday afternoon at the Shaw Iluuse by the Moore Coun ty Historical association honoring its president, Mrs. Elizabeth S. Ives.. Between 300 and 400 members of the association, and friends from all over Moore county, va rious other North Carolina coun ties and also from neighboring South Carolina attended to wel come Mrs. Ives on her flying visit "back home"?her first since she was whirled last July into the national limelight as sister of the Democratic presidential nominee and potential White House host ess. In the joy of the occasion there was sadness too. Many sensed the fact that it might be the last time in many years Mrs. Ives could en joy such an afternoon, just such a gay, simple and informal time among old friends as she loves best in a setting dear to her heart She is returning this weekend to Springfield, 111., to assist her brother, Governor Adlai Steven son, during the remaining five weeks of the presidential cam aign Friends found her unchanged ?iendly, affectionate and joyful t being home again, receiving aeir good wishes with smiling ratitude, and moving from group 3 group in order to chat with veryone. She wore the tartan she ses especially for association (Continued on Page 5) Due Priver Killed, Another Hurt In Wreck At Carthage One man was killed and anoth er injured as two trucks collided Wednesday morning on the out skirts of Carthage. Oliver A. Schott, 24, of Sanford lied 30 minutes after being car ?ied to the Moore County hospital, schott was driving a 1ton truck belonging to the Bison Fast Freight company of Sanford and was headed toward Carthage on Highway 27. The driver of the other hack, iiobert Melvm Clapp, 19, was leaded toward Sanford. Accord ing to eye witnesses, Clapp's truck went off the road onto the shoul ier on his righthand side, and lien back on the highway to his left side and met Schott's truck. The right front portion of Clapp's .ruck hit the other vehicle head an. Schott was pinned in the wreck age until a State Highway truck rame by and pulled the two ve hicles apart enough to get the man out. He was carried to the hospital where he died a few minutes later. Clapp had abrasions on his face, hip, knee, and side. The truck Clapp was driving was a Hi ton belonging to the Fastwood Trading company. It was refrigerated and loaded with meat products and was a total loss with the cab smashed in and the sides splintered. The cab of the other truck was also smashed, and the under carriage badly damaged. The accident took place within 100 yards of the Carthage town limits on a straight stretch of road. There was a great deal of traffic on the road as it is being used as a detour for US 1 in addi tion to its usual heavy traffic. Schott died of a fractured skull and internal injuries. He had re cently gone to Sanford to live with his sister, Mrs. J. R Laub scher. He formerly lived in Bal timore, Md. Highway Patrolman Corporal M. S. Parvis investigated the acci dent. He was assisted by Patrol man R. N. Harris and Cartilage Chief Bemice Cameron. A coroner's inquest will be con ducted after Clapp has been re leased from the Moore County hospital.