CAUL til We want all the news of your community. Please call us or send it in. IF TOC WOULD KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON ABOUND YOU BEAD THfi PEBSON COUNTY TIMES—IT IS A PAPEB FOB ALL THE PEOPLE OF PEBSON AND ADJOINING COUNTIES. VOLUME VHL PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY, ROXBORO, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 : 1936 USE PERSON COUNTY PRODUCTS NUMBER SEVEN NEWS I ot the WEEK SPANISH FACTIONS WARNED Washington, D. C. Advised that an unidentified plane had un successfully bombed the U. S. Des troyer Kane 38 miles off the Span ish coast, the State Department has warned both Government and Re bel factions in Spain against further attacks on American craft. The Kane returned the fire but without effect. 1L DUCE BOASTS OF STRENGTH Rome, Italy ln a speech broad cast from all Italian stations, Mus solini reminded a huge crowd at army manoeuvres that the Empire was created not by diplomacy but by wars, and that “we always, in the course of a few hours and after a simply order, can mobilize 8,000,- 000 men.” -- * WOMAN MINISTER RESIGNS I • Port Washington, N. Y. Six weeks after her marriage to Cap tain Boerge Rohde, of the Danish Royal Life Guards, Ruth Bryan Owen, daughter of William Jen nings Bryan, resigned her post as Minister to Denmark. In her letter to the President shq stressed a de sire to work for his reelection as s private citizen rather than as a member of the Diplomatic Service. SECRETARY DERN’S FUNERAL Salt Lake City, Utah Although not a member of the Latter Day Saints, the late Secretary of War George H. Dem was buried with im pressive ceremonies at the Mormon Tazernacleu A distinguished group of Army officers, government officials and political friepds, headed by President Roosevelt, attended the services. FINCH-HITS FOR DAD NT* Jamestown, N. D. lt was early morning when the President's spe cial train rolled through this town and Mr. Roosevelt was asleep. But “F. D., Jr.„ appeared on the rear platform with a homey message for the waiting crowd: “The (rid man is sorry be can’t come out now, but he will be through here again to morrow morning and he’ll come out and sdq you then.” At Des Moines the President ended his study of the drought area with a conference of governors, including Alfred M. Landon of Kansas, his Republican opponent. MADRID BOMBED BY REBELS % Madrid, Spain For the first time mice Napoleon’s invasion, this city of 1,750,000, was bombed, this time by rebels and from the air. A large number of residents were in jured and many historic buildings damaged. “Spain has been erased from Hie map of the world for 50 years,” lamented Count Alvaro de Ramanones, Foreign Minister under King Alfonso XIII. LANDON BUSY CAMPAIGNING Wichita, Kan. ln eight days, Governor Landon traveled 2,880 miles, visited eight staftp, delivered three formal campaign addresses and sixty brief talks from the rear platform of his private car. At Chautauqua, N. Y., he bitterly at tacked the theory of teachers’ oaths of allegiance to Hie nation, a favo rite measure of Wiliam Randolph Hearst, one of his warmest backers. : BIG BOOST IN BUSINESS New York City An analysis made by Standard Statistics of the first half-yqar's repents of 400 cor porations shows an increase of 82 per cent in company earnings over the first half of 1935. Aircraft, ma chinery, iron and steel, textiles, wearing appaPql and building in dustries gained more than 100 per cuit. : i (Continued on Back Page) ‘ flersotitMimes i t i ] ] : XI 1 I 1 i , i ♦ I THE GENTLEMAN REFUSED THE JUMP As a consequence, Miss Jeanne Daniels shot gracefully over thA head of “Bachelor’s Flower” at the Cohasset, Mass., Horse Show, and landed luckily without a scratch. MSS JANIE DIXON IS AUTO WINNER Name Was Drawn From Cage at Palace Theatre Last Fri day Night by R. B. Dawes. Miss Janie Dixon, eight year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Dixon, Ca-Vel, was winner in the automobile contest recently staged by the Palace and Dolly Madison theatres of Roxboro. Miss Dixon was present at thh time of the drawing and received the dar at once. Her name was drawn from about eight or nine thousand by R. B. Dawfcjs, Mayor of Roxboro. Approximately two thousand people attended either the Palace or Dolly Madison theatres on Thurs day and Friday of last week. The drawing took place at nine o’clock. o APPROPRIATION FOR CITY POSTOFFICE NOT TO BE RAISED Job Was Originally Scheduled to Cost $46,151 and Has Already Been Increas ed by $8,500. WORK ALREADY STARTED It is very evident at this time that the post office department in Washington, D. C. will not increase the appropriation for the Roxboro post office. There has been considerable pressure brought to bear upon the officials in Washington to get them to raise the amount of money that had been appropriated for the job here in order that Roxboro might get a better building. In a letter to Frank Hancock, Congressman from this district, the officials advised that $46,151 was available for this job in the begin ning for the construction contract and that the lowest bid exceeded this amount by $5,500 with a furth er deficit of $3,000 for finishing the basement. If was then nedessary to ask for an augementation of funds in the sum of $8,500 in order to award a contract and permit the project to proceed. life department in Washington 1 also advised that the brick that was . to be used was an excellent brick with a good color and that they could not consider a redesign of building and more costly material. ' Mr. Pifyton Samford, foreman for the Upchurch Construction Co. 1 of Montgomery, Ala., is now in ' Roxboro and has started work on the job. o DR. VICKERS LOSES DWELLING ■ —■ ■ I Dr. G. C. Vickers, of the Allens ville community, had the misfor- : tune to lose a six room tenant < dwelling house last Tuesday night by fire. • . %, ' 5 ; R is understood that the house was a complete loss. LG. THOMPSON TO HEAD COMMITTEE Expect to Start to Work in Or der to Increase Number of Pounds «f Tobacco Sold on Roxboro Market A fairly representative crowd was present at the mass meeting held in the court house last Monday night for the purpose of discussing the tobacco situation in this county as it relates to the sale of the weed. Not as many were present as the secretary of the Chamber of Com merce wanted to see, but those who were present were interested in the Roxboro market and apparently wanted to do something to better the situation. E. G. Thompson was named as chairman of a committee of five to work out plans that will be of benefit to this market. This committee will meet this week to decide upon a line of ac tion. - o CAMPAIGN CONTINUES The Thompson Insurance Agency was successful in securing their quota in August and the Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co. has requested the agency to obntinUe their campaign through September. The new quota for September is $30,000 production—an equivalent of SIOOO per day for 30 days. Your continued cooperation will be ap preciated. o TO ATTEND CONVENTION Mr. Hugh Sawyer, Secretary of the Roxboro Chamber of Commerce, will attend the N. C. Commercial ( Secretaries Convention in Greens boro on Friday of this week. o VIRGINIA DARE BEAUTY SHOPPE OPENS The Virginia Dare Beauty Shoppe is really a place of beauty within . itself. The shoppe had its formal j opening Monday and visitors found it most modemly equipped. Mrs. i Gladys King is manager and Mr. Julius White is proprietor. They car ry an ad in today’s Times featuring some of their specials. Turn to it. 1 o 1 NOTICE TO PARENTS OF < < SCHOOL CHILDREN' < If possible all children should < come to school on the opening day 1 prepared to rent books for cash. \ Books will be in the hands of prin- i cipals and teachers. Books may be rented at one third i of the retail price. Co-operation on 1 the part of the parents as regards J early renting of books will enable pupils to get a good start. i R. B. GRIFFIN, Supt. ' o 1 NOTICE The Lime Cola Bottling Co. will continue to issue free movie tickets to the Dolly Madison theatre for 25 Pop Cola crowns through Fri- < day, Oct. 2nd. . One ticket for 25 crowns. Tickets can be obtained only on * Thursdays and Fridays, the seme 1 days that they at* feed. • 31 PERSON CITIZENS LOSE LICENSES State Total of Revocations 4,742, Most of Them For Driving While Drank. Raleigh, N. C., Aug. 28—Authur Fulk, director of the division of North Carolina highway safety an nounced today 4,742 pefjons had their driver’s licenses revoked since the law became effective Novem ber 1. The mapority of thte) revoca tions were for drunken driving. Fulk made public a tabulation of the total revocation by counties, which follows: Alamance 74, Alexander 14, Alle ghany 1; Anson 39, Ashe 21, Avery 7, Beaufort 38, Bertie 30, Bladen 13, Brunswick 4, Buncombe 117; Burke 61, Cabarrus 139, Caldwejl 44, Cam den 5, Carteret 6, Caswell 12, Ca tawba 51,Chatham 11; Cherokee 6, Chowan 14, Clay 0, Cleveland 65, tmbus 63, Craven 47, Cumber -77, Currituck 5, Dare 2, David -84, Davie 10, Duplin 41, Dur -83, Edgecombe 55, Forsyth 179, FVanklin 29, Gaston 85, Gates 5, Graham 0, Granville 47, Green 25, Gpilford 350, Halifax 58, Harnett 58, Haywood 33, Henderson 17, Hert ford 29, Hoke 16, Hyde 3, Iredell 51, Jackson 6. Also Johnston 81, Jones 7, Lee 25, Lenoir 100, Lincoln 21, Macon 3, Madison 7, Martin 42, McDoweU 59, Mecklenburg 287, Mitchell 0, Mont gomery 29, Moore 65, Nash 112, New Hanover 72, Northampton 17, Ons low 6, Orange 23, Pamlico 3, Pas quotank 24, Pender 19, Perquimans 5, Person 31, Pitt 98, Polk 3, Ran dolph 44, Richmond 77, Robeson 96, Rockingham 80, Rowan 120, Ruth erford 41, Sampson 55, Scotland 36, StSMey 44, Stokes 33, Surry 74, Swain 2, Transylvania, Tyrell 4, Union 43, Vance 43, Wake 153, Wayne 51, Wilkes 14, Wilson 86, Yadkin 21, Yancey 4. o CITY FATHERS IN REGULAR SESSION Mostly Routine Business Con ducted at Meieting Held in City Hall Tuesday Night The Board of City Cimmissioners met Tuesday night in a regular monthly session. Most of the busi ness that was transacted was of a regular routine. A beer license was granted to J. J. Hobgood who is the manager for the beer garden located on top of the hill of South Main street. The commissioners also agreed to leave the water situation in the hands of the City Manager and Water Committee with power to act. There is no shortage of water, but a few changes will have to be made at the plant in order to get enough water to the consumers and industry in the city. o HIGHWAY FOREMAN HIT BY CAR NEAR ROXBORO S. E. Stanton, highway foreman, was< painfully, but not seriously, hurt yesterday when hit by an au tomobile at a point half-way be tween Jalong and Ca-Vel on the Roxboro-South Boston highway. Stanton was brought to the of fice of a local physician at 12:30 o’clock whqre his injuries were given medical attention. The driv er of the car gave assistance. The highway foreman was sup ervisingvthe work of elevating the highway pavement over a culvert that had sunk some 14 inches dur ing the paitt 24 hours. Cement is being forced through holes drilled in the highway so that the pressure will luring the pavement back to its former level. Stanton is said to have started across thq highway to tell the workers to quit work for dinner when ha was struck by the car. o W. M. S. TO MEET The W. M. S. of the First Baptist church will meet Monday afternoon at 3:30 In the church auditorium to observe a day of prayar for State Missions. Mrs. A1 Martin will speak Roxboro City Schools Ready To Open Wednesday Morning SCOUTS TO HOLD NATIONAL JAMBOREE All Scouts Who Attend Will Take Part in Many Activities in Washington. Scouts and Scout leaders in all parts of the United States are now planning their participation in the National Scout Jamboree to be held in Washington, D. C., from June 30 to July 9, 1937. The Jamboree will replace the one scheduled for last 1 summer which was cancelled be cause of infantile paralysis that de veloped near the Nation’s capital. Each of the 544 local councils ad • ministering the Boy Scout program ■ in the United States will be given ■ opportunities to recruit one or more ' troops as its official delegation. , Each troop will have 32 Scouts, a • Senior Patrol Leader and thrtee > adult leaders. The Jamboree will be , financed by the Scouts and leaders • themselves, each paying his regis > tration fee to meet the costs of the 480 acre encampment which will be , a city in itself, with all necessary , facilities. The fee will also cover the , food and other essentials of all par - ticipants while the Jamboree is in r progress. Because hundreds of - troops will bring their own tents • thq Jamboree will show the types i of camping equipment used in all - sections of the country. In addition to being a panorama -of the best in camping methods, the i, Jamboree will have Several great national events in which each Scout will take part, such as the Gr-nd , Opening Review by the President i, of the United States, the Grand Convocation and the Nation Grand Closing. Invitations have been sent to all foreign Scout Associations to be represented. A resolution passed by Congress and approved by the [President will make possible the temporary entry into the United States of visiting foreign Scouts un der prescribed conditions. PERSON MOTORS HAS OPENED NEW PLACE i ON DEPOT STREET l Will Sell Ford Cars and do Re pair Work on All Makes. Firm Composed of ’ Messrs. Lowe, Gates and Wade. I • Person Motors, Roxboro’s newest 1 automobile agency, has opened on i Depot street of this city. This new , firm has tttq local Ford agency for i Ford automobiles. They will also . do general repair work and handle all kinds of auto accessories. The new firm is composed of Messrs. Ben Wade, George Lowe and Henry S. Gates. This new concern has received a charter of incorporation from the office of the Secretary of State. If has an authorized stock of $50,000 with $4,500 being subscribed. Mr. Gates and Mr. Lowe have been in the automobile) business in Roxboro for some time. Mr. Wade is well known in this county, be ing the president of Person Oil Co. The officials of this firm invitff you down to look over their line of cars and auto accessories. The main office and service department is lo lated in the Satterfield Garage Building on Depot street —» o PATIENT AT HOSPITAL Miss Jane Carver, of this city, is a patient at Watt’s hospital, Dur ham, where she underwent an op eration for appendicitis Wednesday. ■ o NOTICE The Peoples Bank will be closed Monday, Labor Day. Please re member to do your banking Satur day. PEOPLES BANK. ■■ o ■ OLD LAMAR ST. SHINES AGAIN Born |to Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Harris, of Lamar St, Roxboro, N. C., a nine pound boy last Sunday mniiilng. ...... -•t— T . j INTERESTING EVENTS OF YEARS AGO Thursday, Sept. 3, 1783, Treaty of Paris ends War of Revolution. Principal Gaddy Announces Sev eral New Features That Will be on Program at Schools This Year. New Rooms Are Equip ped With New Furniture and Everything Ready for Open ing Day. LIST OF NEW TEACHERS GIVEN FOR CITY SCHOOLS Principal Gaddy, of the Roxboro City Schools, has been in town for several days and states that every thing is rapidly taking shape for the opening on next Wednesday morning. He has announced a partial list of his plans for the coming year that will be of interest to the people of this community. The teachers of the high school will attempt to talk with the stu dents and find out just what they would like to do after they finish high school in order that these stu dents may bq better prepared to leave school and fight the battle of life. The local high school will attempt to cultivate a better under standing between teachers and pa rents and also between teachers and pupils. Regular conference pe riods will be hold. Definite an nouncement concerning these con ferences may be expected later. The home economics department will have dqw and modern equip ment and the library and new das rooms will be newly furnished. It is also understood that the com mercial department will have neu i furniture and fixtures. Several high school organization ; will be started and everything poe sible will be done to promote schoo : spirit. All young students will b< urged to enter into school sporti while they are young rather that i to wait until their senior year. The new teachers in the RoxbOK system are as follows: Ist grade i Miss Anna Wooding Winstead; 4U grade, Miss Isabel deVlaming; 6H grade, Longhurst, Miss Bonnie J< Wright; 6th grade at high school Miss Dorothy Odham; 7th grade a high school, Miss Bema Harrisoi Epes; French and biology, at higl school, Miss Isabella Payne; busi 1 ness teacher, at high school, Mis Leora Billingsley; coach and science teacher, at high school, Donald 1 Dunlap. o DR. TUCKER LOST BARN OF TOBACCC Dr. E. J. Tucker, postmaster, losl a barn of tobacco last Friday night The barn had about 700 sHcks ol tobacco in it. This barn wax on his farm on the Oxford road about three miles from Roxboro. o WILDCAT VETERANS STATE Plans for the North Carolina State Reunion of the 7200 Veterans from this state who served with the Wildcats are progressing fine. The Reunion will open on Sunday, September 6th with registrations at the O’Henry and King Cotton ho tels. An impressive memorial service will be held at 3 p. m. and smoker at 8 p. m.; a reception to Hie ladies will bfe held at 6 p. m. Monday, September 7th, (Labor Day), a business session at 10 a. m. luncheon at 1 p. m.; parade at 6 p. m. and dance at 8 p. m. will fill in the day. Every Veteran is cordially invited. o NEW FORM OF EYE-GLASSES Chicago, HI. Members of the American College of Optometry learned of a perfected method of making “contact leneqs,” which may revolutionize the wearing of eye glasses. These paper-thin looses are shaped from wax moulds and fit directly over the eye-ball under this eye-lid, without nose-bridge or ear pieces. Favorfejd/ by movie-stars and actors who require sight-correction, they cost from SSO to SIOO per pair. o— ■ PONTIFF’S HEALTH ALARMING Vatican City, Italy Harassed by the Spanish revolt and anti-cler icalism in France and Germany, Popej Pius XI is said to be wealnta ing to a marked degree, and Us household fears that soon he will have to «e carried to and from MS many duties as pontiff.