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Person Pair In Pull Blast: The
Person County Pair opened yester
day morning with everything in
place and with prospects of the best
and most popular fair the county
has ever .seen. The. president, Mr,
Hunter, and Mr. Robert P, Burns,
the secretary, have, left nothing un
done for the pleasure of those at
tending. Today and tomorrow will
likely be record ? breaking days as
to attendance J while all the children
will be here on Friday.
Meeting of Town - Board: "Hie
Board of Town Commissioners held
their regular monthly meeting last
night. At this meeting the tax levy
was made, the rate being $1.40, the
same as th$ previous year. Mr. E.
E. BradshefTvas elected to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of Dr.
W. A. Bradsher and Miss Hattie
"Burch was prevailed upon to con
tinue as a member of the board.
School Notes: Teacher's meeting
will be held on the regular date, Sat
urday before the second Sunday.
The Reading ^lub book, "The Heart
of the Curriculum," has come and
? Is on sale atHambrick's Drug Store
^or $1.25. The report cards are ready
^kd may be obtained. Friday Is
Mehool day at the Fair. Please re
member the clinic for tuberculosis
will be held the last of this month.
It is well known, I suppose, that It
was postponed even after stating It
In last month, on account of the
death of our grealty esteemed and
beloved Dr. Bradsher. We are un
der many obligations to the Red
Cross chapter of Roxboro for their
hearty and helpful co-operation In
getting things In shape for it. They
have Miss Harris, a Red Cross nurse,
visiting the schools. I wish all the
people of our county could know
more of the vast amount of good
that is being done through the Red
Cross. It is simply-wonderful. J. A.
Death of Mr. Fred Seviers: Mrs.
Thos. B. Woody received a telegram
last Saturday telling of the serious
illness of her brother, Mr. Fred Se
viers, of Summerville, Ky. He died
Surprise Marriage: The marriage
of Mr. C. M. Michie and Miss Helen
*" They Will
Enjoy The Courier
If your m or daughter is
away for the winter in
school, or for other reasons.
Shey will appreciate The
Courier and enjoy reading
every copy of it.
Tow may forget to write
or yon may delay writing
bat The Courier will be in
the mail each Thursday
morning, bringing news of
building, deaths, accidents,
bVtho, society and the
many other happenings in
the community. ,
The coot is so little yon
can hardly afford not to
rend the paper. Telephone
and our agent will call at
?_ Phone 39
Harris came as a great surprise to
their many friends when'It was an
nounced last Saturday. They were
I sedretljK married In Graham on the
25th day of November, 1923, and
! the fact kept secret until Saturday.
Miss Harris Is the youngest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Harris.
Mr. Michie Is from Durham.
Charter Meeting of Roxboro Ro
tary Club: Several weeks ago a Ro
itary Club was organized here, and
Ion last Friday night the charter
i was presented. The meeting was
presided over by Mr. Andrew Jamie
son of Oxford. The charter was de
livered by Governor Eugene Newson
Palace Theatre: Monday night the
Palace Theatre opened for business
in the new building on Main Street.
i . ...
Roxboro Tobacco Market Opens:
Last Wednesday was the opening
day for this market, and long be
pretty well filled, the Hyco, having
the "last sale, was just about filled
to its capacity. The two houses sold
seventy-five thousand and the price
which averaged around twenty
cents, was very satisfactory.
'Hanasome New Sign: The First
National Bank lias just erected a
handsome new electric sign over
the entrance to their banking rooms.
Mother of 28 Children: A few
days since we saw an article going
around that some one in a neighbor
ing county was the champion for
TO THE TEACHERS
AND FEW OTHERS
Musk, Interesting And Amusing
Talks Feature Program
The Roxboro Rotary Club held Its
| meeting at the Woman's Club
Thursday night and had as guests
i the teachers of the Roxboro City
Schools. The members of the club
and their guests were served a de
lightful dinner by the ladles of the
Presbyterian Church, after which
| the meeting was placed in charge of
Mr. Fred Long, who had prepared
an Interesting., program for fthe
[ guests of the eluto
Mr. Howard ^t^lng, on behalf of
the club extended a word of wel
come to the guests stating that he
honed the teachers would have a
pleasant year In Roxboro. Miss
Claire Harris respond eSS "iSfi behalf
of the teachers, expressing the
great pleasure the teachers exper
ienced in these annual gatherings.
Miss Harris was very happy in her
words of appreciation. The teach
ers were' then introduced by Mr.
A talk filled with wit and humor
was made by Mr. Wallace Woods on
jthe subject of styles, smiles and
what men know "about women. *
Concluding the program Rev.
Mr. Hamilton, also a guest of the
club, accompanied by Mrs. Wallace
Woods at the piano, rendered two
A CLOSE SHAVE
Last Thursday afternoon. John
Cash, a colored man* who rtins a
shoe shop and one of the best ancf'
Imost peaceable of njen, had a close
(-have when h? was knocked down
by an automobile. He was crossing
the street in front of The Courier
rfflce when he was struck and
knocked down, and for a moment
it looked like John's time had come
to pass In his checks, but fortunate
. ly the wheels did not hit him. He
was knocked down and in some for
tunate way happened to catch hold
cf something under the car and
jkeep his body out of the way of
I the wheels. Other . than a few
1 scratches on his hands and a few
| bruises he was not hurt.
The watermelon is native to trop
! ical and southern Africa.
[giving birth to twenty-four children.
| There is a negro woman living in
this county near Hurdle Mills who
is mother of twenty-eight children.
Her name is Cameroo, wife of Rufus
Shows To Be At
The Danville Fair
The Pair Management la most
pleased to announce that they have
secured for their midway the Mighty
Sheesley Shows who have just con
cluded most successful engagements
and Roanoke and Lynchburg Pairs,
breaking the record for attendance
at both place. This great organi
zation is under the personal man
agement of Capt. John Sheesley,
well and favorably known in our
etty, where he has filled two former
engagements at our fair: Captain
Sheesley is the most popular show
man who has ever occupied the
midway of the Danville, Fair: He
brings with him a great carnival, con
sisting of 12 rides, 20 shows and
some 50 conoessions. Many new fea
tures will be shown for the ffrst
time during fair week.
Dr. ROBT. E. LONG
Wilburn & Satterfield Building
Main Street - Roxboro, N. C.
B. I. SATTERFIELD
Roxboro-Durham, N. C.
Roxboro Office: Thomas & Carve
Building. In office Monday ac
Durham Office: 403 Trust Build
ing. -In Durham Office Tuesday
Wednesday, Thursday and Pri
day each week
DR. G. C. VICKER5
Office at residence, on Route No
144, near T. H. Street old home
Office over Thomas & Carver BIdg.
Roxboro, N. C.
DR. J. H. HUGHES
Office in Hotel Jones, next dooi
to Dr. Tucker's Office
Dr. J. D. BRADSHER
Office over Wilburn & Satterfleld's
L< E T
Repair your shoes and repair your
chairs. Under Wilburn & Satterfleld.
Liondon gourmets need z uou.ouu
snails annually; theae are Imported
mostly by airplane.
i nree ions or curea nay to jne
?ere have been cut from the lespe
deza fields of Chatham County.
Mour Duses traveling -oeiween
Bagdad and Damascus have It
| wheels and are 68 feet long.
WOULD YOUR TIRES
YOU IN TIME? ? ? ?
43% Longet Non
Skid Mileage .
No Extra Cost.
1. Against road *
2. Against defects for
life. ? -#t
kidding?cause of 5V? times more
ecidents than blowouts?becomes
lore dangerous as winter approaches.
'or quickest stops buy "G-3" Good*
ears?proved safest by 8,400 tests.
When you must suddenly jam on your
brakes, averting an accident often is a
matter of inches. Weil, stop tests on
slippery pavement show: on smooth
1 tires you slide 77% farther, on other
lew tires you slide 14% to 19%
farther thai} on new "G-3" Good
year All-Weathers. That'sihe
. ^Goodyear Margin of Safety?a
. big reason why more people
buy Goodyears than any
other tire. Since it costs youA
nothing extra, why not
lj^ have this margin of ?
safety on your car too?
Built with Super
twist Cord. A life
Traction for quick
thick tread for long
mileage. Value you
get because Good
year Dealers sell the
most tires ? by
NOWI THE NEW
Designed for fast over-the
hlghway service on trucks and
trailers. Now you can expect
sensational results. Phone for
More people ride
Tires. See Hassel
Long and Wyatt
Monk at City
Service Stat i o n
for better service.
Prices subject to change without notice. State Sales Tax additional.
City Service Station
J. W. Monk Opp- City Hall R. H. Long
SELL YOUR TOBACCO IN ROXBORO
The Market That Gives Each And Every
Pile Special Attention
OUR FLOORS ARE CLEARED EACH DAY WITH NO BLOCKED SALES. WE ARE GIVING BELOW LIST OF A FEW SALES WHICH
WAS MADE ON OUR MARKET THIS WEEK:
SLAUGHTER & THOMAS
86 pounds at 49c
66 pounds at 48c
I 22 pounds at 49c
144 pounds at 46c
46 pounds at 55c
464 pounds av. 49c
SOLOMAN & WALKER
134 pounds at 37c
100.pounds at 59c
28 pounds at 59c
1 1 2 pounds at 47c
374 lbs. av. 47.02
RUDD & COMPANY
66 pounds at 46c
150 pounds at 66c
64 pounds at 47c
46 pounds at 44c
326 lb., av. 55.07
182 pounds at 43c
134 pounds at 48c
64 pounds at 43c
90 pounds at 47c'
66 pounds at 55c
76 pounds at 40c
612 lbs., av. 45.50
5K??JOUR tobacco to roxboro and be assured of the highest price on each pile, these figures are
CORRECT AND IF YOU WILL COMPARE THESE PRICES AND BRING US YOUR NEXT LOAD YOU WILL BE MADE ONE OF
- THESE HAPPY CUSTOMERS. ^
J. D. PERKINS & COMPANY, PROPRIETORS
- Pioneer Warehouse
J. J. WINSTEAD AND R. L. HESTER, PROPRIETORS
S.B. WINSTEAD-J,M. BREWER -J. G. CHAMBERS, Proprietor*
W. T. PASS & COMPANY, PROPRIETORS