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IF YOU WOULD KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON AROUND YOU READ THF PERSON COUNTY TIMES—IT IS A PAPER FOR ALL THE PEOPLE OF PERSON AND ADJOINING COUNTIES.
Collins 6* Aikman Corp. Gives
Raise Os 10 % In All Depts.
Notice Frosted on Bulletin Board
Tuesday Morning and Increase is
Effective Nov. 21st; Executives
Not to Share in Increase. Approx
imately One Thousand Local
People to Benefit
SAME INCREASE IN ALL
COLLINS & AIKMAN PLANTS;
5,400 PEOPLE GET RAISE
There is reason for rejoicing in
this county. On Tuseday morning
the following noticq was posted on
the bulletin board at Collins and
“Effective with the week ending
Nov. 21st, all wages and salaries,
with the exception of executive
salaries, will be increased ten per
cent in appreciation of the continu
ed fine 'efforts of the C. & A. fami
Needless to say this announce
ment was received with rejoicing
by those who are connected with
This announcement came from
headquarters in New York and was
sent to all of the C. & A. mills.
Around 5,400 people received this
increase. Approximately 1000 in the
Roxbor 0 branch will benefit.
A few months ago this same com
pany declared a bonus and every
one in the mill who had been there
for any length of time received a
nice check for $20.00.
The recent raise of ten per cent
will do much toward helping con
ditions in this county. The pay roll
is large and an increase of ten per
cent will mean a large amount of
Collins and Aikman Cfcrp. has
meant much to this county and it
is evident that it will continue to
be one of the greatest assets of this
0. Z. GENTRY IS
WINNER OF GRAND
PRIZE IN CONTEST
Campaign of Elec Thrift Came
to an End Friday Night as
Winners Are Announced.
MAYOR R. B. DAWES
PRESIDED AT DRAWING
The grand election and campaign
of Elec Thrift, candidate of the
electrical stores of this city, is over.
The campaign was brought to a
close Friday night as the voters
gathered in the courthouse to hear
the names of the winners. Voting
time ended on Thursday. Polls had
been established in Roxboro at
Morris & Ledbetter’s Radio Store,
Hall’s Hardware, Roxboro Furni
ture Co. and tbq Carolina Power
and Light Company.
R. B. Dawes, Mayor of Roxboro,
drew the ballots. The following
prizes were awarded.
Grand prize, $25.00 to O. Z. Gen
Second prize, $15.00 to Miss Ruth
Five prizes of $5.00 each went to
Mrs. J. J. Barnett, Mrs. W. T. Carv
er, R. T. Winstead, John W. Clay
ton, Jr., and Mrs. S. J. Dickens.
Ten prizes of $2.50 each werfo
won by Mrs. J. R. Garrett, C. B.
Kirby, Mrs. W. C. Winstead, S. H.
Jones, C. H. Hunter, Foy Satter
field, Mrs. F. H. Carver, Miss
Maude Mrs. Clyde Bowen
and J. W. Chambers.
If any winners have not received
their prizes they may do so by call
ing at the office of thtei Carolina
Power and Light Company.
EDGAR BOATWRIGHT BETTER
The condition of Edgar Boat
wright, Jr., who was injured while
playing football at Woodberry
’Forest last Friday, is somewhat im
proved. Examination proved that
Edgar had suffered fractures of two
vertebrals in his back.
Mrs. Boatwright is now in Char
lottesville where her son is in the
Mrs. Clara Jones of St. Paul re
ported to the police that her hus
band deserted her two days after
she became the mother of twins.
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY, ROXBORO, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1936 USE PERSON COUNTY PRODUCTS
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HEAD OF SAILORS’ UNION
Harry Lundeberg, Pacific Coast
maritime labor chief, whose strik
ing workers havq tied up shipping
on both seaboards.
GATES BACK WITH
New Ford Expected to be on Dis
play Saturday at Person
Henry Gates, one of the; proprie
tors of Person Motors, Inc., has re
turned from Detroit where he saw
the new Fords for 1937. Mr. Gates
states that the new models are com
plete in every detail and he feels
sure that the public will be more
than with the new cars.
The new Ford will be on display
Saturday at Person Motors, Inc., on
Depot street. The people of this
county are urged to come by and
see the new car.
Any of the salesmen will be glad
to give a demonstration for those
who care for one.
According to Mir. Gates, who has
seen the new models, Mr. Ford had
done the best job of his life and
he is sure that the p/epple of this
section will be pleased with the
Fords for 1937.
TO OPEN SOON
All People Who Expect to Hunt
Are Urged to Get License
The 1936-37 hunting season opens
on Friday, November 20, which is
about one Wqek earlier than it op
ened last year. The trapping season
is now open.
If you are going hunting get
your license before the season op
ens and have the use of it for the
entire season. Licenses are handled
by the following people: Dan Whit
field, Frank Whitfield, Louis Hest
er, F. D. Long, C. A. Long, P. E.
Wilkins, Sam Robertson, S. P.
Gentry, Dock Sqatt, Central Ser
vice Station; Helena, Luther Dun
can and probably Moriah. We had
a last minute rush last year just
before Thanksgiving and some of
the agents ran out. Please get your
license early so that we can tell
better how many licenses we will
ndqd for the season.
The farmers and hunters have
shown a splendid spirit of coopera
tion toward the game laws by com
plying with them and reporting
violations that come to their no
Your license button is your pro
tection, if you buy it and lose it,
we have a record of it and you will
be taken care of.
Report violations to your nearest
deputy or to me.
Yours for better hunting.
N. E. DAVIS,
Roxboro, R. 3.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Long,
Jr., a nine pound baby girl at Watt’s
hospital op Friday, Nov. 6. Mother
and daughter reported to be getting
CIVIC CLUBS MEET
WITH BOY SCOUTS
Bill Kane and Joe Blanks Re
ceived Highest Honors in
Scouting; Scouts Gave
One of the best enter-club meet
ings of the year was held last
Thursday night when the Boy
Scouts of this county met with the
Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs in the
high school gymnasium.
The program for the occasion was
put on by the Scouts and was stag
ed around a camp firq. It proved to
be very interesting.
Prior to the program Bill Kane
and Joe Blanks were presented
Eaglq badges for the excellent work
that they had done in scouting. The
Eagle badge is the highest rate in
scouting and is an honor to be
Rev. W. F. West was the main
speaker of the evening. He told of
the importance of scout work and
what scouts Were really learning
and doing. His talk was very good
The entire program was presided
over by R. M. Spencer, president
of the local Rotary Club, and he
presided in a manner such as only
Mr. Spepcer could preside.
Brunswick stew and coffee, good
brunswick stew and hot coffee,
made a delicious meal.
FANS READY FOR
CONTEST ON SAT.
Both Teams Look Very Strong and
Either One Can Walk
Football fans of this county are
ready to go to the Duke-Carolina
gamq this Saturday in Chapel Hill.
It is probable that five or six hun
dred people from Roxboro and Per
son County will attend this game.
Both schools have a large number
of supporters and they are now get
ting red hot about the merits of
their respective teams. Fans for both
teams admit that either side could
win, but they are all praying that
it will be their team on the long
end of the count when the whistle
blows its final note Saturday.
Roxboro is a real football city.
The fans here go to as many games
as they can and listen to the others
over the radio. They bet a little, but
never lose or win any great for
Saturday will wind up the season
for many local fans. Some will at
tend a game on Thanksgiving, but
a majority will wind up with Duke
and Carolina Saturday.
Editor’s note I would have
made this article favor Duke, but
Gepe Thompson and Sam B. Win
stead were standing over me with
two clubs. I could do nothing other
than be fair.—J.S.M.
Person County Men
In Auto Mishap
No One Injured as Car Belonging
to Beard Crumpton Collides
With Another Car,
The car of Mr. Beard Crumpton,
driven by his son, Roger, collided
with another car near South Boston
Monday. Although both cars
were badly damaged no one was
injured to any extent.
The exact cause of the wreck
could not be determined. The car
of Mr. Crumpton, a ’36 Chevrolet,
was in bad shape after the wreck
and looked as though it would take
a large amount of work to repair
GOOD SALE AT WINSTEAD
James White and Jackson sold
716 pounds of tobacco on Wednes
day of this week for $480.20. • The
average for the entire sale was
$67.06. The high pile brought 85
cents per puond.
Bert Ryner of Scottsbluff, Neb.,
has built a golf bag carrier out of
an old go-cart and has trained his
piejt water spaniel to pull it as his
RED CROSS DRIVE
Quota For This County is S4OO
and Harris Expects to be
Able to Raise it.
If-you haven’t joined the Red
Cross you will be asked to join in a
day or so. The Annual Red Cross
drive for membership is now on
and will be continued for several
A large number of people have
beqn designated as workers in the
camqaign and 'the qupta for this
county has been placed at S4OO.
On Monday night of this week
twenty-one Kiwanians joined the
Red Cross for 1936 and thus start
ed thfe ball rolling. Many people
joined on Tuesday and the drive
officially opened Wednesday. James
Harris, chairman of the organiza
tion, is very anxious that this coun
ty raise the amount that has been
assessed against it.
If you care to join you will prob
ably be given the opportunity.
You may join at the Peoples Bank
or at the City Manager’s office.
Ope half of the dollar that is paid
for a membership remains in this
county for needy causes and it is
always used before the year is up.
MEET IN ROXBORO
B. G. Clayton, Local Represen
tative of Company. Fifty
Present For District
Approximately fifty representa
of the Raleigh - Roanoke Agency of
the Equitable Life Insurance Co.
met in Roxboro on Monday of this
week. This was the first meeting
of this kind ever to be held in Rox
boro and reflected a large amount
of credit upon their local agent,
Mr. B. G. Clayton.
After the business meeting the
members of this organization had
luncheon at the Community House.
Several guests were present for this
meal who were presented by Mr.
B. G. Clayton.
Mayor R. B. Dawes welcomed the
visitors to Roxboro and expressed
for the city his appreciation of their
F. O. Carver, Jr., also spoke for
a few minutes and added to the
warm welcome that the visitors re
Various awards were made at
the conclusion of the meeting and
Mr. Pasco expressed the apprecia
tion of the company for the wel
come that had been extended to
KILLED IN CRASH
Resident of This County Died After
Being Rushed to Danville
John Singleton died Monday
night from injuries received in an
auto crash in Danville, Va., early
Sunday morning. Riley Clayton,
who was with him at the time was
only slightly injured. Henderson
Lipscomb, also of Roxboro, was the
driver of the car in which all were
riding when it collided with a
truck on the edege of Danville.
Lipscomb, uninjured, is reported to
be held in jail with the driver of
Hope was held for the recovery
of Mr. Singleton for a number of
hours, but his injuries proved to be
more serious than at first thought.
Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Squibb of
Johnson City, Tenn., spent last
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Owen
Pass. Mr. Squibb and Mr. Pass are
connected in the) warehouse busi
ness in Tenn.
Thq first rural electric line for
Pamlico County was started last
week in the Olympia Community
and will extend for 2% miles serv
ing 18 families.
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HIS CAPITAL ENDANGERED
Manuel Azana, fleeing Spanish
President, awaits in Barcelona the
seemingly inevitable fall of Madrid
before successful Rebel attacks.
MAKE DISTINCT HIT
Large Crowds on Hand Last Satur
day to See the New Models
at Joyner Chevrolet
The new Chevrolet was on dis
play last Saturday for the first time
at C. H. Joyner Chevrolet Co. It
was impossible to estimate the
number of people who carrfe in on
Saturday to see the new cars, but
they came in droves. All seemed
to be; well pleased and many were
very anxious to know when Mr.
Joyner could supply them with
The new Chevrolet for 1937 has
many improvements over the old
models and people in this county
were very responsive to the chang
Joyner Chevrolet Co. expects to
have) plenty of cars on hand in a
shout time. They are urging all
who have not seen the new model
to drop in and look at them then
ask for a demonstration.
cars may be seen in the
Main street show room at any time
by thg public.
JACK BANE ELECTED
Comes to Roxboro From Greens
boro and Has Had Large
Amount of Experience
Mr. O. L. “Jack” Bane, of Greens
boro, was elected as secretary of
the R/oxboro Chamber of Com
merce yesterday afternoon at a
meeting of the directors in the of
fice of the Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Bane, is, at the present time
acting as assistant to the secretary
the Greensboro Chamber of Com
merce. He comes to Roxboro well '
recommended and appears to have
a complete knowledge of his work.
In addition to his experience with
an organization of this kind; he
has had a large amount of banking
He will report to this office
around December Ist and will be in
active charge from that time.
The Roxboro Chamber of Com
merce has been without the services
of a secretary since Hugh Sawyer
resigned this post to accept onte in
Dothan, Ala. This Chamber of Com
merce is in an excellent shape and
the members are| very glad to have
Mr. Bane come to Roxboro.
CRAZY BARN DANCE TO BE
BROADCAST FROM HERE
The Crazy Water Barn Dance will
be here again November 21. It will
be broadcast from thei Roxboro
high school auditorium November
21, at 7:15.
The program will be broadcast
over WPTF, Raleigh, by remote
control. The Daughters of America
will sponsor this program.
Large Number of Boys Gather
ed in Roxboro 18 Years
After the Signing of
SPEAKER OF DAY
The American Legion celebration
of Armistice Day was a grand suc
cess. Thq boys gathered once more
in Roxboro and over 80 were pres
ent for the parade which took place
about 10 o’clock.
Flags were flying over the entire
city and although the business
places remained open the people
Were very conscious of the fact that
it was Armistice Day.
The program! for the day took
place in the Dolly Madison Theatre.
This program consisted of music,
reading, sketches and dances. It
was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Fol
lowing this part of the program
Mr. Nath Lunsford introduced the
speaker of the day, Hon. James
Patton, of Durham. Mr. Patton is
an excellent speaker and his talk
yesterday was one of the best.
Following the speech all met in
the Pioneer Warehouse where din
ner was served in picnic style. Ham,
chicken, pork, pies, cakes and
other delicious things went to make
up an excellent meal.
Festivities continued throughout
the day for the boys who were in
servce, all reported a good time.
Members of the Legion wish to
thank all who extended favors to
IN NEW BERN
Majority of Mlethodist Preach
ers in This County Will
Leave Thursday or
CRAVEN HAS SERVED
FOUR YEARS HERE
The Methodist preachers are
ready to leave for conference next
week. The meeting for this year will
be held in New Bern, N. C., and a
majority of the preachers are ex
pected to leave Thursday.
Rev. E. B. Craven of the Person
charge has served his four years
and it is thought that he will be
moved to another charge. None of
the others expect to be, moved this
Rev. Robinson stated that he did
npt expect to be moved and that
he did not want to be, moved. He
is now winding up his first year
and will preach his last sermon of
the year on Sunday.
The officials of the Methodist
church in Roxboro have been very
busy winding up the affairs of the
church before Rev. Robinson leaves
for New Bern.
If you arfc) planning on giving
■or buying a new watch this Xmas,
by all means don’t fail to see the
new Elgin line just out. Wrist
watches for both men and ladies.
Come to the Newtells Jewelers and
see this beautiful line of the latest
styles in Elgins and Swiss watches.
Our Quality is backed by 45 years
of experience and our prices are
the lowest to be found anywhere.
Everyone guaranteed to be in per
THE NEWELLS JEWELERS j
“Jewels From The Newells” 1
ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL.
23rd Sunday after Trinity. Even
ing prayer and sermon at 4 p. m.
The public is cordially invited.
REV. A. S. LAWRENCE, Jr.
DARTTS STUDIO OPEN
The Roxboro branch of Dartt’s
Studio has be)en opened in this city
next to the office of the Person
If you are interested in having
any photos made you are invited
to pay this studio a visit.