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VOL. 33?NO. SO SIXTEEN PAGES SOUTHERN PINES, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY~NOVEMBEB 7, 195^ SIXTEEN PAGES" _ PRICE?TEH CENTS
Julius Boros Tournament Fund Grows;
Mid Pines Pro fs Awarded New Honor
$2,000 More For
Big Local Event
Local citizens have been gener
ous in contributing to the com
munity event to honor Julius
Boros, but about $2,000 more is
needed to meet the $6,700 budget
for the tournament, planned for
The Julius Boros Day ccmmit
tee, meeting at the Southland Sun
day afternoon, thus summarized
the situation to date.
The colleetion of funds will con
tinue under the direction of E.
Nolley Jackson. H. A. McAllister,
president of the Southern Pines
Chamber cf Commerce, is offering
the facilities of the Chamber of
fice as a collection center. Anyone
wishing to make a donation may
leave it with Mrs. Pira, secretary,
Plsns of the committee
were given impetus bv advance I
news brought by Bob Harlow",
publicity chairman, that Gores
had been selected as PGA "Golf
er of the Year.-' and will receive
the coveted awrrd at a dinner toj
be held in Chicago Thursday'
Ho is the only non-PGA mem-j
ber to receive this award, which
has been won three times by Ben
Hogan, and once by Sam Snead,
A professional only three years,
he is barred by a five-vear re
quirement for membership.
The community event will be
the First Annual Julius Boros
Golf tournament, to be held at the
Mid Pines for a $5,000 purse, ex
pected to draw an array of shin
ing-name players from the world
of golf It was planned after the
comparatively obscure Mid Pines
pro last summer won the two top
golf nrizes in swift successioon?
the Natioonal Open and the Tarn
O'Fhanter world championship.
Winning $37,000 in two events, he
rates as this year's top money
winnpr and the King of Golf.
A report at the Sunday meeting
showed that about $4,700 in cash
or pledges had already been re
ceived from local business firms to
finr-iro the tournament.
Miss Jean Ccsgrove of the Mid
Pines reported that there were
already 67 entries, including a half
do . r the nation's top star
players and more expected. On ac
count of the time element in tee
ing off, the entry list is restricted
to about 100 invited guests. Both
pros End amateurs are included.
The budget includes an amount
to purchase prises for the ama
A few lccal players are to be
included on the invitation list the
exact number to be determined
when it is seen how many from
other places accept the invita
The tournament will be followed
by a banquet at $10 a plate, tick
ets for which may he purchased
by the public up to the limit of
the Mid Pines dining rom facili
Certificates are to be awarded
at this time by the State of
North Carolina to four Tar Heel
'Continued on Page 8)
The annual sale of "Buddy I
Poppies" by members of the !
Women's Auxiliary of ihe
VFW will lake place Satur
day, to coincide with the cele
bration of Armistice Day.
Poppies, made by ihe dis
abled veterans of all services,
will be Sold for the benefit of
those same veterans, a source
of spiritual rehabilitation and
self-pride as well as supplying
the extra funds which mean
Conducted by posfrs all over
the nation, a large percentage
of the proceeds is retained for
local use, Mrs. Lewis Garty,
chairman of the Poppy sale,
Ninth Air Force
Will Show Might
One of the largest displays of
the Air Force planes and equip
ment ever offered in the Carolina
has been scheduled by officials'
at Pope Air Force Base for Sat j
urday. November 8, the Ninth Air
Force's tenth anniversary.
Maj. Gen. Edward J. Timber ;
lake, Commanding General of the
'Ninth Air Force, says the display
| will be available to inspection by
j all persons on that date. In mak
ing the announcement Generil
iTimberlake said, "I believe that
'every taxpayer should have the
[opportunity periodically to in
jspect and touch equipment he has
helped purchase, and to talk per
sonally with the men in uniform
ichcrged with the defense of his
' Visitors will be admitted to the
lair base at 9 o'clock Raturdav
! morning. The open house will
j close at 5 o'clock that afternoon
One of the unusual exhibits will
be the XF-85, an experimental jet
| fighter plane, notable in the field
of aviation in that it has no land
jing gear. The stubby fighter craft
is designed to be carried within
jthe bomb-bav of a bcrrber. It is
j lowered from the bomb-bay on
la retractable prong and released.
[When it returns to the mother
|nlane, it hooks onto the prong and
jis lifted again into the bomb-bay.
j Along with the display cf the
XF 85, the Air-Age Education Of
jfice of the USAF Orientation
(Group at Wright-Patterson Air
i Force Base, Ohio, is expected to
j be on hand with special displays
Among the exhibits will be a
cutaway version of a J-35 axial
iflovv jet engine Modified portions
jwill permit spectators to view in
terior mechanisms of this power
ful Allison engine
! During the anniversary date of
the Ninth Air Force, jet p'anes
.will rppear in formation flight
'over Pone Air Force Base every
[few hours. The jets will pass in
the vicinity ? f towns and cities
within a 40-mile radius of Pope
I Air Force Base in between times.
'Air Force officials said.
"Circus Is Coming!" Local Lions Back
Jungle Pals In Bis; Show Here Today
"It's a regular circus!" that's
what folks say when something is!
just so grand they can't think of
a word for it!
A regular circus! That's just
what the Sandhills is going to
have in its midst this Friday; Big
Tent, Elephants, Clowns, Horses,
Chimpanzees, Aerial Artists and
Human Pinwheels . . T.adies and
Gentlemen, Step Right up and
come and see!
Th.- Big Show, sponsored by the(
Southern Pines Lions club, with,
Walter Harper as committee chair-'
man. will be located out on the
old Horse Show grounds, atop Til-1
ghman Hill on the back road toj
Pinehurst beyond the ballpark. It
will be here for one day only, but
there will be two shows; at 2 pm
and 8 pm, with the doors opening
an hour earlier. But fot those who
want to guarantee that they wont
for, if under twelve years that
they will) be right down there in
the sawdust and the elephants, re
served soatr have been placed on
sale at the Southern Pines Pbar
Lions clubs throughout the
county are cooperating with the
local organization to see that the
news gets out and tickets sales
Friday's event is the offering
of the Mills Brothers, old hands
in the circus business. It is said to
be the largest motorized outfit of
its kind and to include "more in
ternational stars than you have
ever seen at one time." The bill
lists 'Glittering Girls of 18 Na
tions" as well as English clowns,
an Austrian gymnast, the As
tounding Eris, Oriental gymnast.
Bavarian Teeterbonrd Titans, and
a Spectacle of Spain, "Conquesi
of Coronado" Chimpanzees from
the Congo will add another touch
of international ?artic'patioon.
In fact, this circus the Lion*
club is putting on, in three rings
all going on at once, promise*
more global thrills than the TTN
sessions themselves. Vishinskv
and all! It's a fair guess the bie
white tent up on the sunny hill
side will attract a record crowd
Nation Looks To New Leaders j]
Record Vote Hands Decision To Ike
In Southern Pities, Moore and Nation
? - ?
"Change" Swept in
All Over On Vast
The Democratic party was pick
ing up the pieces this week and
wondering, "Wha' hoppen?"
What happened was a lead just
about everywhere for Eisenhower
and Nixon, along with a Republi
can tide which swept both houses
of Congress (though just barely)
into GOP hands.
Eisenhower outran his party all
the way, rolling up a commanding
lead, with percentage of about 55
to 45 over Governor Adlai Ste
This year marks a quarter cen
jtury of worship in Emmanuel
| Episcopal church.
| Services appropriate to com
I memorauon ai the opening of the
present building on Massachu
setts avenue will be held Sunday
at 11 a. m.; 4 p. m. and 6 p. m. The
regular early communion services
are scheduled for 8 a. m. and
church school at 9:45 under the
direction of the rector, the Rev,
Charles V. Covell. The 11 o'clock
special service will be held by the
Bishop Coadjutor, the Rt. Rev.
Richard H. Raker of Greensboro,
who will both preach and confirm,
i Music by the choir under the
I direction of Mrs. Prul T. Barnum
will feature the anthem: "Ye That
! Stand In The House Of The Lord",
I A reception will be held in the
jparish hall utfer the morning
'service, with the members of St.
M rv's Guild a.- hostesses. Mcm,
|bers of the parish of 25 years ago
J still residing here are being in
jvited to receive the guests with
Bishop Baker and ?he rector
At 4 o'clock a commemorative
|orgar. recital will be given by Dr.
! Frederick Stanley Smith, of Ra
ileigh, former organist and choir
director of Emmanuel, and, for
several years, a member of the
staff of the Southern Pines school.
The public is invited, a free-will
offering will be received. At six,
members of the choir have been
invited to meet Dr. and Mrs
Smith at an informal supper in
the parish halt. Members of the
Youth Fellowship will assist.
Sunday's services will com
memorate -the establishment of
the Sandhills Parish, formed in
1898 in the present church build
Built orieinally as a parish
house, -the edifice was to be used
for worship until the erection of
a large church on the corner of
Massachusetts and Ridge street,
a plan never carried out.
There were 50 communicants in
the parish at the time the congre
gation left the original church on
Page street, deconsecrated in 1928
and used, since that time for res
1 idential purposes. At the breaking
: of ground for the new building,
i the late Mrs. P. H. Beck, mother
of Mrs Tom Kelley, dug the first
shovelful of earth.
A 25th anniversary year
. book is contemplated, according
: 'o Mr Covell. for publication
I later on. Highlights of Emmanuel
' church's vears a !e?d'nr place
: of worship in Southern Pines will
be described, as a tribute to those
. who founded the parish.
venscn. Though this was not huge,',
and in some states was extremely;
narrow, it ran so true over the j
country that the effect was of a
Southern Pines and Moore coun
ty voters, like those all over the
nation, went to the polls in re
ord-breaking numbers to affirm
their belief that it was "time for
More than 12,700 voted in
Moore, out of a registration of
over 15,000. Totals were: Eisen
hower, 6,855; Stevenson, 5,908.
In Southern Pines the line form
ed early at the pells and by the I
closing hour of 6:30 p. m. some!
1,800 people had voted, more than
twice the highest previous elec
tion figure. Result; Eisenhower
985, Stevenson 767.
"As the Democratic figure was
| also a record, it was apparent that
members of the "in" party had
become alarmed and turned out in,
abnormal strength. Their alarm,|
however, came tod late, and their
; deserters were too many.
The Republican tide ran strong,
the state and county,
Moore, however, accorded Dom
victory for all offices
except the two top spots.
North Carolina stayed in the
Democratic column, one of only
nine states to do so (with Ten
nessee still in doubt at this writ
In practically every precinct
not only the Eisenhower vote, but ?
also the straight Republican voto,j
loomed larger than ever before,
not even evreptine 192H in that.)
crucial year, though, the Rcpub-I
licsns swept all county offices?'
which, however, were duly restor
ed to the Democrats just two!
The stimulus of having a native j
son, II. F. Sea well, Jr., of Car j
thage as Republican candidate for;
governor is credited with much of|
the big Republican vote ir. many
Moore precincts. The Carthage'
j attorney, running very commend -
ably in the rtate, as a whole, car '
ried six Moore precincts for a to;
tal of 3,533 to W. B. Umstead's 6,
091 Walter R Love. Republican!
candidate for Congress, carried:
seven, and other Republican can
didates had very respectable to-'
Election Day was quiet here, be-j
Sing without incident except for a>
fire alarm in the early afternoon.
| The fire truck, parked behind the1
i station, which was turned over in
full to the polling purposes, edged;
its way warily around the crowdi
to go to a brush fire in West
? Southern Pines. No damage,
; Few went to bed early on Elec
tion Night, as radio and television!
(stations stayed on the air into the
wee small hours bringing delay
The count was still incomplete
Thursday morning, and it will be
(several days before all votes are
.tallied. These are expected to run
as high as 60 million.
That Moore county, Governor
I Stevenson's favored vacation soot,
:and home of his sister, Mrs.
| Ernest Ives, should go against him
jwas a shock in many places. An
janalyst for one of the daily
[papers, seeking reasons for this
jupset, came up with the follow -
(Sing list, not necessarily in order
'of importance: (11 upoounty pre
? i cincts predominantly or heavily
(Republican; (21 home county of
Republican candidate for gover
nor; (31 residence of many Army
(Continue,! on Pep-* ?;
Sisters Escape As
At Notre Dame
In Midnight Blaze
Five Sisters of Notre Dsmr'
barely escaped with their lives
.vhen a building in which they
were sleeping at Notre Dame
Academy on Youngs road was
destroyed by fire early last Fri
Though the Southern Pines fire
truck was on the way within five
minutes after the alarm was
phoned in at 2:40 a. m., the firmer
had raced all over the building by
the time it arrived. Handicapped
also by the lack of a hydrant, the
firemen concentrated on saving a
m ailer building, and its contents,
They were assisted by the N. C.
Forest Service crew, which ferri
: d water from the nearest hy-!
drant, two miles away in town,
and patrolled the woods until
well past daylight. to guard:
against a further outbreak.
The building which burned
down, a white-columned frame i
structure on the b3ck driveway,!
across from the main school build
ing end dormitory, contained five ?
sleeping rooms, sewing room
ironing room, laundry and fur-'
nace room. All furnishings and
equipment were lost, also cloth
ing of the Sisters, who had time
to get only partially dressed be
fore fleeing the flames; and con-1
siderable clothing, linens, etc., in
the laundry and other rooms. ,
The Sisters sleeping in the |
building said they were awaken
ed by an uncomfortable warmth,
and, seeing a red glare reflected
on the driveway outside, thought
at first that woods near tne build
ing were on fire. It was not until
one of them, running i cross the!
driveway to give the alarm, look !
ed back and saw flames pouring1
from the roof, was it realized that
the house itself was ablaze.
After the tire was cut at 5:40
a. m? the Sisters, all of whom:
were up and dressed by then, in
vited the firefighters in for cof-,
fee and cookies. Father Denges
had also come out from town, and
a cheerful reception was held.
"Nicest fire I ever went to,' later
commented Resident Fireman
Frank H. Kaylor. "The Sisters
were calm as could be, and theyj
really treated us fine."
The Sister Superior expressed
her appreciation to the volunteer|
firemen, the Forest Service crew
(C-mtlnucd on Page ft)
Girl Scout Drive
S2.I00 Is Goal
Today (Friday) sees the start of
the 1953 fund campaign for the!
Girl Scouts of America, in which'
the 143 Gir! Scouts cf Southern
Pines have a vital interest.
On achievement of the local
goal set at $2,100 depends the
progress of the activity program
for Girl Scouts and Erownie|
Scouts during the coming year.
Some advance gifts have al-,
ready been reported in, and a1
benefit event, the Officers Wives
Fashion Show, is expected to draw
a good crowd at the Southern
Pins Country club Saturday eve
ning The greater part of the
amount, however, is to be raised
through local solicitation, con
ducted largely by mail, under su-,
pervisicn of a campaign commit '
tee composed of Angelo Monte
santi, Jr., chairman, George H.
Leonard and John Ostrom
Since the Girl Scout organiza
tion started here less than three
yesrs ago, it has mushroomed
from one to nine troops, now in
cluding Senior Scouts, Girl
Scouts and Brownies With their
| adult leaders, they are engaged in
'a busy program providing con
structive recreation suited to their
ages, with training for character
! The local organization is affili
ated with the four-countv Central
;Carolina council through which an
i executive director, leader training
j and other aids to an effective pro
cram rre provided. The annual
i budget is planned with the needs
of both the area and community
I organizations in mind.
L. B CHF.ATH
L. B. Creath, of Pinehurst, ex
ecutive vice president of the Car
olina Bank, was unanimously
elected president of the Sandhills
Kiwanis club for 1953 at the an
nual election of officers of this
countywide civic organization
Wednesday. When inducted into
office December 31 to succeed Voiti
Gilmore of Southern Pines, he
will bcome the 32nd president of|
Elected vice-president was
Jack Taylor, of Aberdeen, and
treasurer, John L. Ponzer, South
ern Pines. The following were
chosen for the 1953 board of di
rectors: Haynes Britt, Dr. Bruce
Wsrlick and Jack Younts, South
ern Pines: T. Hoy Phillips, Car
thage; A. P. Thompson, Pinehurst;
(Continued on page 8)
Will Model New
Fashions In Show
The Officers Wives club will pre
sent a fashion show at the South
ern Pines Country club Saturday
at 0:13 p. m. presenting new fall
and winter fashions from Patch's
I?c., with proceeds benefiting the
Girl Scout fund campaign.
This is the first community
event to be sponsored by this or
ganisation of young women, many
of them new to Southern Pines,
(he wives of officers on the staff
of USAFAGOS, at Fort Bragg and
Ninth Air Force, Pope AFB, and
in units overseas.
The Southern Pines FOVs clnh
is loaning them the clubhouse fa
cilities, and a runway is being
built down the length of the ball
room for the foshion showing.
The show will be in five parts,
presenting, first, casuals and
"after-five" dresses; suits: coats
fur, clcth and rainwear; sports
and lounging wear: then, as a
prrnd elimav, a glamorous col
lection of formal evening gowns.
Accessories for the costumes
will also be provided by Patch's,
Among "famous name" houses
represented will be Salta-Knits.
Quinto coats, Printzess coats and
suits, Koret of California skirts
and blouses, Jeanne Barrio and
L'Aiglon dresses Dobbs hats,
and numerous others. Shoes
will include Jaequelins, Connies
and Red Cross.
Music for the show will be by
Mrs. L. D. McDonald, and flow
ers are by courtesy of Carolina
Gardens. Southern Pines Ware
houses. Inc., is furnishing material
for the runway.
Angelo Montesanti, Jr., chair
man of the Girl Scout fund drive
will speak briefly in its behalf
during the show. Mrs. Gareth W
Wiley will serve as commentator,
explaining the fine points of fash
ion as exemplified in each suc
cessive costume Mrs. James Mc
Donald is supervisor of gowns
| A revised list of models was an
nounced by Mrs Richard M Mc
|Cov. general chairman, as follows:
I Mrs Mack C. Shelley, Mrs.
: David E. Rinoetoe. Mr*. Sam H
I Slaughter, Mrs Clifford Dixon.
Mrs. Charles H. Williams, Mrs.
?Tames Hill, Mrs. Charles M Str
iven*, Mrs David L. Stcege, Mrs.
'Richard M McCoy.
Parade Is Opener For
Armistice Day Events
Mayor C. N. Page this week
pro-laimed that Tuesday, No
vember 11, will be aet aside
here as a day of solemn ob
I'rv"-e and happy memory
the 34th anniversary of Arm
istice Day of World War 1.
"I urge that all citizens join
with the veterans of Southern
Pines, and their families, in
the special events they have
prepared for the countvwide
celebration here." said May
or Page. "Let this day symbol
ize for all of us the peace we
love, and hope to make ever
He asked that employers give
veterans in their employ time
off to take part in the parade
and retreat service, though
the day will not be a general
The post office will be clos
ed, with general delivery and
stamp window! open only be
tween 10 and 11 a. m. There
will be no city delivery.
The Citizens Bank and
Trust company will observe
holiday, as will all the county
offices at Carthage.
Moore county's annual Armis
tice Day observance will be held
in Southern Pines Tuesday after
noon and evening, November 11,
sponsored by the Moore County
40 and Eight Voiture of Southern
Pines, it is announced by Charles
Swoope of Pinehurst, chef de
Members of veterans' posts and
auxiliaries will cooperate in the
events of the day which will start
with a parade at 4 p. m. and have
las climax a free dance, with or
|chestra, at the American Legion
Hut in the evening.
Other highlights will be a rrem
orial retreat ceremony at 5:30 p
m. at the town park, and a barbe
cue supper at both the Legion
I Hut and VFW Home.
I The public is invited to all the
.events except the suppers, which
| are only for card carrying mem
bers of veterans' posts and aux
National Guard Band
The parade will be led bv the
j30-man 94th Army National
Guard br.nd from Raleigh, and
will include several batteries of
National Guardsmen firming aii
'or most of the 130th Anti-Aircraft
(Automatic Weapons) Rattalion
with all their motorized equip
ment. Only the color guards will
be afoot. The battalion includes
batteries from Southern Pines.
Sanford. SI Paul, Rowland tad
Rod Springs, with Rod Springs as
i Also marching will be the
Southern Pines school band in full
uniform, also the Boy Feouts and
| The parade will form on East
i Massachusetts avenue at the
school, march west to Broad street
and north on Broad past a review
ing stand to be located near
Pennsylvania avenue, where mil
itary dignitaries will review the
parade. Taking the salute will
be Brig Gen William M. Gross,
of the USAE Air-Ground Opera
tions schoo' at Highland Pines
(Continued on Page 8)
40 & 8 ENGINE
A 40 and Eight engine all
their own Is the recent ac
complishment of the Moore
County Voiture. It will be on
display for the first time Tues
day afternoon, when It will
have an honored position in
the veterans' Armistice Day
The engine is built on a ear
chassis, complete with boiler,
cowcatcher and steam whistle,
also a real train bell and tend
er lanterns donated by the
Seaboard Air I.ine.
Various organisations and
individuals of the county have
contributed materials. with
j the Pinehurst blacksmith shop
, doing some welding. Mem
bers of the Voiture who built
the engine. ?e the Swoop*
; place near Ptaehur"t, include
Tom McKentie. William Dick
^ arson, M. L. McGirt. Charles
Swoop* and Sam Hartae&L