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STEERING COMMITTEEMEN With Presi
dent L. H. CarnpbcL!, standing fourth from left,
are steering committeemen of the Moore Coun
ty campaign for Campbell College. Standing,
'eft to right, are Thomas T Hayes, Jr Southern
Pines; C. L. Tyson, Vass; Fred Taylor, Pine
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hurst; President Campbell, Charles A. Pitts,
Pinehursl; and the Rev. C. A. Kirby, Jr., Carth
age Seated are J. D. Ives, Pincbluff; the Rev.
Lee Pridgen. Pinebluft; and Willis Kivett, Sou
thern Pines, member of the Campbell board of
Campbell Drive Starts
Representatives of 12 comniu- >.
nities voted last week to put |
Moore County into the state-wide i
drive to enlarge Campbell College <
at Buies Creek into a senior insti-';
The group of 56 civic and re- j I
ligious leaders attending a dinner,'
meeting last Thursday night at |'
the Jefferson Inn, named Willis ;?
Kivett of Southern Pines and the |1
Rev. Lee Pridgon of Pinebluff to I
head a drive for Campbell in the !(
Moore County area. Mr. Kivett,
retired oil-company represents- '
tive, has served as trustee of the 1
college for 10 years. Mr. Pridgen '
is associational missionary of the
Sandhills Baptist Association.
Other Moore County steering!
committee members appointed at
iite meeting arc Fred Taylor,
Pinehurst: C. L Tyson, Vass; J. '
D Ives, Pinebluff ; Thomas Hayes, ,
Jr., Southern Pines; the Rev. C \
A. Kirby, Carthage; W. Sidney
Taylor, Aberdeen: and Charles A. j
Pitts of Pinehurst. Mr Ives is sec- j
Lewis Kloci***! I
Coy S. Lewis, Jr., of Robbins,
was elected Saturday to the posi
tion of 3th Congressional District
chairman for the Republican pat
ty. Mr. Lewis was elected at a
special convention in Lexington,
to replace James Brock of Mocks
ville, who has resigned to accept
i a position with the Veterans Ad
The election nf Mr Lewis, for
merly District census supervisor,
"continues the accent on youth
and ability that his characterized
Nnr*h Carolina's Republican lead
ership in recent years," said an
announcement from the Moore
County Republican executive
As District Chairman, Mr. Lewis
will coordinate1 the activities of
the various county chairmen, with
emphasis on the campaign of A
M. Snipes, Republican candidate
fcir ( "*nn ftrncc frnm ? n?ctio.,i
iiuai iuv uiu i/iaw JV, i.
The 8th District includes Wilkes,
Yadkin, Davie, Davidson, Mont
gomery. Moore, Tee. lloke, Scot
land. Richmond. Anson and Union
Theatre (>roup to
An organizational meeting of
the "Theatre in the Pines," a pro
posed amateur dramatic pmup,
will be held at 8 p.m. Monday in
the courtroom of town hall.
Mrs. John McPhaul, president
f pro-tern of the group, invited al!
adults interested in participating
in the various activities of a com
munity theatre to attend the
The project, drawing its mem
bership from throughout the
Sandhills, followed a drama work
shop conducted here by Mrs. Nan
cy Staniev of the State Recreation
Commission, two weeks ago.
etary of the group.
In the main address of the eve
ning, Charles A Pitts, Pinehurst
?ngineer and businessman, made
1 plea for equipping young people
\'j deh rid themselves against the |
prevailing sophistries of modern
life." Mr. Pitts voiced his own .
lonviction that education founded j
>n Christian principles i- basic to ]
He comn.ended the Moore
,'ounty drive for Baptist-church
?( lated Campbell College in Har
iott County "We should get bi
rind any effort in any community
hat will get "nun and women
utk to the knowledge of Jesus
"hrist," Pitts said. Pitts, who
teives on the advisory hoard of
he Billy Graham Crusade, is also
i member of Graham's evangelis- ;
Pledging his own support for ;
die Campbell moverr ent. C. P.. ;
Lieane of Rockingham stressed
uiic importance of strengthening j
the Baptist educational effort in ;
ihe state. "Unless we Baptists (
throughout North Carolina put our
uiiis around our students and I
jrovsde better f;ieilities and more ;
eachers, I don't have much hope j
'or the future." he said Mr. 1
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John F. Buchholz of 750 E.
Indiana Ave. was appointed
Civil Defense director for
Southern Pines by the town
council at its regular meeting
Town Manager Louis Schei
pers, Jr.. said later that Mr.
Buchholz has accepted the ap
The post had been vacant
for several months, since Col.
Donald Madigan, the former
town CD director, accepted j
appointment as head of Moore
County Civil Defense.
Mr. Buchholz, who served
with the U. S. Marines in
combat in the Pacific in i
World War II, has been active
for many years with the j
Moore County Red Cross
blood collection program.
Arrest Made in
\ rincd Robbery at
An armed robbery which took
piaee at an Aberdeen service sta
tion early Monday morning ap
peared solved Tuesday by Aber
deen po'ice, with the arrest of a
17-year-old Negro "positively
identified" by the hold-up victim.
Clarence P. Dunn. 45, night at
tendant at the Gulf service sta
tion on the stoplight corner, iden
tified Hugh D. McNeill as the man
who forced him at gunpoint to
open the station cash register,
scooped up $120 in bills and fled
McNeill, arrested bv acting Po
lice Chief D. J. Jones, who spot
ted him on the street from Dunn's
description, denied knowledge of
the robbery but offered to pay
back the money, Jones said.
He was one of a dozen suspects
which had been taken before
Dunn for possible identification.
When arrested early Tuesday
afternoon, lie wore the same
clothe, Dunn had described- grey
sweater, dark trousers and crepe
McNeill, who had just Sunday
night quit his job at a Sandhills
restaurant, was placed in Aber
deen jail under an armed robbery
charge, pending a hearing Friday.
Dunn reported the hold-up
shortly after midnight Monday
morning, calling police and G. I
Doolin, station owner. Night Of
ficer Pearlie Norton arrived from
the police station a block away
so fast the sound of the fleeing
man's footsteps were still audible
in the streets. He gave chase for
several blocks but lost him in the
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County Library Back
On Regular Schedule
The Moore County Libr.u. at
Carthage is now open to the pur>
lic regularly Monday through
Friday from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. and
Saturday from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.
This does not affect the bookmo
bile schedule which continues as
Rotary Planning Memorial Monument
A proposal for a World War II
r eir.orial monument will be dis
cussed at a meeting of the board
of directors of the Southern Pines
i Rotary Club Monday night, E.
Earl Hubbard, club president,
| said this week.
If approved by the board, the
iproject will be referred to the
club membership, Mr. Hubbard
> The club has had plans drawn
for a permanent, marble monu
ment. to replace the wooden vet
erans' service board which was
removed from the grounds in
I front of the town library, after
complaints had been made about
its dilapidated condition. The
(hoard was originally erected by
the Rotary Club and listed more
, than 400 Southern Pines commu
nity icsidents who saw service in
I World War II.
I Mi. Hubbard said the Rotary
Club's tentative plan for the mon
ument is to put on it only the
names of local men who lost their
lives m World Wat II
"We hope to have every 'gold
star' member of the armed forces
ft em this town listed there," he
The list of names on the former
board, representing persons who
served 90 days or more in the
armed forces, was probablly not
complete, Mr. Hubbard pointed
out. The large number of names
would make it impractical to in
scribe them on stone.
Location for a new monument
has not been determined. The
club will confer with the town
council, Mr. Hubbard said, to dis
cuss the possibility of putting the
memorial somewhere on the town
hall-park block However, he add
ed, it may be felt that a location
: near the library or post office
would be preferable
I Stubborn Fire in
I Sunrise Theatre
Southern Pines volunteer fire
men were battling a stubborn,
smoky fire in the basement of the
Sunrise Theatre <>n N. vV. Broad
St. us The Pilot went to pre - this
An alarm was turned in about 2
p m. when the theatre was unoc
cupied. The first show of tire day
was scheduled to begin at 3.
Firemen who entered the
smoke-filled building with air
puck masks discovered that a
popcorn machine in the basement
had apparently caught on fire
and had also burned an area
around the machine, causing the
Knocking out a basement
window, the firemen quickly ex
tinguished the active fire wit i
foam solution, but sinok was
still coming from the builo eg a
Theatre Manager Bob Dutto.r
was reported out of town on va
Extent of the damage could not
be determined before The Pilot
went to press.
The tire drew a throng of spec
tators who lined the railroad sta
tion platform across Broad St. Po
lice were busy keeping young
sters and other spectators back
from the doors through which
smoke was pouring.
j To Begin Monday
The music program to he con
duced under the municipal sum
mer rccreationn program will be
gin Monday in Fast and West
Southern Pines, Jim E. Walser.
recreation director, has announc
In East Southern Pines, Wil
liam MeAdams, director of the
High School hand and glee club,
wi.: be in charge.
Mis" Lois Sutton. West South
( rn Pines school faculty mernbei,
who directs the high school and
<h mcntary glei clubs there, wiLi
'met the program, under sup
vhsion of J. C. Hasty, head of the
We-; Southern Pines summer rec
Activities in both programs will
take place at the high school band
roo ns, and will be conducted
each day, Monday through Fri
ri he programs will be open to
children entering the fourth
grade, and older, up through
Mr. MeAdams announced his
schedule as follows:
9-9:30 a. m.?Beginning ton
ettes (the tonetti is a '"pre-band"
instrument and will be provided),
for children entering fourth grade
0:30-11 a. m ? Advanced hand
for high school students only.
11 a. in.-noon ? Intermediate
band for students who have play
ed one year, up to high school.
1 L p. m. ?Beginning band for
filln grade students and older.
2-3 p. m.?Adult beginning
3-4 p. m Adult hand, for all
persons with prior band experi
Mr MeAdams said there will be
an opportunity to discuss pur
chasing and rental of band instru
West Southern Pines
Miss Sutton said that she will
conduct an instructional program
to c.eate interest in music.
She is asking students of all
ages to come from 10 a. in. to 1
p. rn. or from 2 p. m. to 3 p. m.
Miss Sutton is a gradaute of
West Southern Pines High School
and Winston-Salem Teachers Col
lege. She has served as organist i
for various West Southern Pines
churches and has been a member
of the West Southern Pines school
faculty for two years.
To Meet Fridav Night
There will be a meeting of the
Sandhill Bowling Association Fri
day, July 15. at 7:30 pm. at the
OK Bowl All league presidents
and secretaries are asked to be
Glenn Leigh Cox
S. P. High School
Glenn Leigh Cox, 31, has been
appointed principal of East Sou
thern Pines High School, it was
announced today by N L. Hodg
kins, chairman of the city board
of education, and Luther A. Ad
ams, superintendent of schools.
The school officials said Mr.
Cox was chosen for the post after
several applicants had been in
ter\iewed and that the board
feels fortunate to have obtained
Now taking part in hi second
summer of study at N. C. State
College, Itaioig'n, under a National
Science Fellowship research par
ticipation grant, Mr. Cox experts
! to move to Southern Pines with
I his wife and infant daughter ir. a
I few weeks.
A 1947 graduate of Elizabeth
City High School, the new princi
pal received a B S. degree 1.1
science and mathematics at East
Carolina College in 1951. Four
years in the Army, during which
he graduated from officers can
didate school, were followed by
four years of teaching biology and
mathematics at High Point Senior
Meanwhile, Mr. Cox had com
pleted the requirements for and
had received a masters degree in
education, in the field of school
administration, at the University
of North Carolina.
In Southern Pines, Mr. Cox
I will have charge of administra
tion and supervision of the high
school. Supt. Adams said he will
teach two classes but will have
no coaching duties.
The superintendent said the
| board of education is now seek
ing a man to coach athletics and
teach social studies.
The new principal succeeds Jim
E. Walser who has resigned to
accept an appointment at Fort
I Mill High School. Mr. Walser.
who came to Southern Pines last
vear, is staying here as director
of the municipal summer recrea
tion program, before going to his
new appointment. ?
('ou no il Kills Plan to
Change Parking System
It took the town council only 11
j fe.v minutes Tuesday night to 1
:!? :Ue that having an Alterive .)
\o '? highway rt , te through to"i. |s
we ? not worth the Ic.ss ot IV n- !s
tylvania Ave. parking space thai Ji
tite route would require
But Councilman Jimmy Hobbs's jf
motion to reject proposed amend- j1
ments to the traffic regulation or- !?
dinancc directed that a committee t
r.f business people be appointed }<
to study tfa downtown parking '
This group was named later in;'
the meeting by Mayor R. S Ewing
as Joe Montesanti (who had pre- a
presented a merchants' petition;'
against parking changes at the '
June meeting), H. M. Patterson,
L. IF. McNeill, Sam Boziek and
William L. Heller.
Tnc committee will he asked to I
bring back recommendations at i'
Little League to
Pirates I reading
With best-two-out-of-three series |
playoffs to begin Monday, the i
Pirates lead the four-team local 1
Little League at the end of the 1
The playoffs schedule: j<
6:30 p. m.?CardinaLs vs. j'
Lodgers; 8 p. in.?Pirates vs.
6:30 p. m.?Pirate- vs. Braves;
8 p. in. -Cardinals vs. Dodgers.
6.30 p m.?1Cardinals vs. Dodg
ers: 8 p. m. (if necessary)?Pirates 1
End of Regular Season
Team W L
Pirates 8 4 !
Cardinals 7 5 j
Dodgers 6 6 j
Braves 3 9
LAST WEEK'S RESULTS
Friday, July 8
Cardinals 5, Dodgers 0.
Braves 16, Pirates 13.
Monday. July 11 (Makeup Game)
Braves forfeited ... Dodgers
(not enough players).
TOP TEN BATTERS
Name (Team) AB H Ave.
K. Bradley (P) 43 17 .395
H. Webb (P) 35 13 .371
T. Michael (C) 26 9 346
J. Rovve (B> 21 7 333
P. Grootrr.an (P) 43 13 .302
J. Wilson yP) 41 12 293
K. Easlev (B) 24 7 .''92
T. Nanopoulos (C) 24 7 .292
C. Lawrence (IB 21 6 .223 ]
it. Brown (B) 27 7 280
he September council meeting,
r Ewing said, stressing that
ts function is to study parking
pace requirements and the po
ability of the town's acquiring
ots .or off-street parking.
In the vote on Mr. Hobhs's mo
ion, Mayor Ewing and Council
men Harry Pethick, Felton Capel
ind Hobbs voted to reject any
."hanges in parking Councilman
John Ruggles abstained. During
iiscussion of the motion he had
said that it was "a sad state of af
fair:, when the council can't back
ap a committee of men of sub
dance who spent two years work
ing on the alternate No. 1 high
The committee to which he re
ferred is the town's Advertising
Advisory Committee which had
proposed an alternate No. 1 route
>o that it would then appear on
ail company maps, helping mo
torists wanting to visit the town
to get in and out by a marked
route The route was to have u.-cd
Pennsylvania Ave., between the
No. l parkway and May St., and
May St.. north of Pennsylvania,
to take traffic in both directions
past the Information Center.
When the proposal was sub
mitted to the State Highway
Commission for the needed ap
proval, however, the Commis
sion stipulated fhal it could not
designate the route unless park
ing on Pennsylvania Ave, be
tween Broad and Bennett St.. was
changed from diagonal to paral
lel, to ailow a freer flow of truf
f.c and less congestion on this
block. The changt would elimi
naU more than 25 parking spaces
n the block.
At the council's June meeting,
with Councilmon Ruggles and
Pethick absent, the council re
ceived a petition against the
change, signed by 24 business
pci . ons in the area. Another 1: t
howed more than 180 of >no
tore's customers as opposed to
None of the croup protesting at
the June meeting was back at thvs
week's meeting, but on the in
quiry of Mayor Ewing if anyone
present would like to be heard,
Dr L. M. Daniels cited a situation
with which he was familiar m
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Open House Scheduled
New Sandavis Home
Open house will be held this
weekend for the public at the new
"Gold Medallion" home recently
completed by William P. Davis in
his Sandavis development, at the
intersection of Crestview Rd.
tnd Saylor St. Hours will be 2 to
B p. m. Saturday and 2 to 6 p. m.
Sunday. For details, see story on
page 8 and numerous adverti.se
thr lughout today's Pilot.
TW MISS NORTH CAROLINA PAGEANT
Charla Marcum to Seek State Title
Miss Charla Anno Marcum. lo
cal contender for the "Miss North
Caro.ina" title, will leave her ?
Tuesday for Charlotte and a
tight-packed four days of activity
culminating in the crowning of
the winner Saturday night, Ju.y
?3. in Ovens Auditorium.
Crowned "Miss Sanford" in r.
Jayct e-sponsored contest in laie
April, Miss Mangum, do. eribed by
the Sanford Herald as "a brune'.t
Witn a flashing smile and a
throaty voice," will compete with
(58 beauty queens vying for the
title on the State level. This num
ber will be whittled down dur
ing the week to 10 for the final
judging Saturday night, and the
winner will become eligible to
enter the "Miss America" contest
beginning September 4 in Atlan
tic City, N, J
Accompanying Miss Marcum to
the Oueen City are her ehaperone,
M s. John McPhaul of Country
Club Drive, and her business
manager, Hoy Cashion of Sanford.
All contestants will be met five
miles outside the eitv bv a wel
coming committee which will
conduct them through Charlotte
and back again to their headquar- f
ters. the Coliseum Motel.
Then the fun begins. A round '
of luncheons, banquets, press eon- '
ferences, rehearsals and picture- !
tik.ng will continue throughout
Though enjoying to the full the
:xciterr.cnt and glamor attend
ant upon the coming festivities, j
vtiss Marcum expressed herself I
is being a little perturbed about
he time element.
"They're crowd-ng all these
inmgs imo tour aays uus year til
stead of the five days thcj had
last year," she said, "and there
are tu ire as many things going on
this year as there were last.
"Do you want to know the
maximum amount of time I have
to change clothes? Fifteen min
utes," she exploded, "and this is
for the most formal affair of the
week, a banquet Friday at the
The schedule of appearances for
Miss Mareum, who is not only
beautiful but a talented singer
and pianist, and composer of
nearly 100 compositions, begins
Wednesday night when she will
join the other girls for a prelim
inary judging in formal evening
attire. She has chosen to wear a
white silk organza strapless gown
with three-tiered skirt and gath
ered bodice, on this occasion,
rhUiSday night, she will be
judged in a bathing suit and Fri
day is "talent night" when Miss
Mareum will ag.ain sing the com
positions for which she composed
lyrics, music and orchestration,
and which helped win her the
"Miss Sanford" title?"Fool That
I Ait." and the "Sick Song " She
will be playing her own accom
paniment, backed up by the
Loon is McGloin orchestra of
WBTV Charlotte Accentuating
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