IP IT IS NEWS ABOUT
PERSON COUNTY, YOU’LL
FIND IT IN THE TIMES.
Hall, Thaxton and Crumpton
Named On Farm Committee
1941 Farm Program Com
mittee and Township Com
mittees are Elected.
Chairman of the Person Coun
ty Committee for the 1941 agri
cultural conservation program,
elected Monday morning at a
meeting of delegates held in Rox
boro will be Claude T. Hall, pro
minent landowner and agricultur
alist. Vice chairman, chosen at
the same meeting will be Dr. B.
A. Thaxton, of Roxboro, with B.
» G. Crumpton as regular mem
ber, J. B. Hester as'first alter
nate and W. R. Wilkerson as sec
Committeemen recently elected
to serve as township chainncn,
vice chairmen, regular members
and first and second alternates,
in the order named were:
Allensville township G. C.
Pulliam, Luther G. Oakley, Brad
sher Gentry, W. H. Gentry, N.
Bushy Fork township J. E.
Whitfield, O. R. Horner, W. E.
Hester, Charlie Norris, W. K.
Cunningham township S. M.
• Green, F. E. Wells, Jacob Thomp
son, Kelly Brewer, W. A. Tur
Flat River township S. G.
Hamlin, J. O. Pearce, Roy Gen
try, G. A. Ashley, Floyd Hicks.
Holloway township D. E.
Whitt, H. L. Stigall, S. W. Mel-
I- ton, P. H. Woody, B. W. Gentry.
'lft Tirzah township E. N.
TllLett, Clyde Meadows, W. W.
Seed, W. B. Jones, Bunny Luns
Olive Hill township W. L.
Pleasant, John D. Winstead, Jr.,
: L. T. Wagstaff, Miss Ruth Hes
ter, J. H. Foushee.
Roxboro township George R.
Perkins, George M. Fox, Jr.,
Henry Whitt and W. A. Wrenn.
Woodsdale township H. B.
Bailey, J. F. Bailey, R. D. Bailey,
John Morris, J. H. Shotwell.
R. £ CRUTCHFIELD
Former Person Resident
Dies At Home In Greens
boro. Services Held At Con
Mineral services for Robert E.
GlUtchfield, VO, of Greensboro,
who died there at his home yes
terday, were conducted this after
noon at 3 oWock at Concord Me
thodist church, Person county by
the Rev. J. B. Craven, pastor of
Wort Market Street Methodist
Starch, Greensboro, assisted by
the Rev. J. H. Shore, retired Me
thodist minister, of Roxboro.
« Hr. Crutchfield, who had been
Jn; HI health for six years, wss a
mtLve of Caswell county but
jMjpt much of his life in Person
' waDnty and was well known in
jtoxboro where a number of his
knwpeople reside, among them
XdQy E. Paylor.
V Mr* Crutchfield first moved to
, Greensboro in 1923 and for more
than twenty years was connect
’ Odwith the International Harves
ter company as a salesman.
Aurvtving are two sons, T. G.
and R. B. Crutchfield, Jr., both of
Greensboro; one daughter, Mrs.
Iteence C. Parker, of Raleigh,
In* brother, W. A. Crutchfield, of
Afcwdeen, Miss., four grandchild
ren and one great grandchild.
Ria wife died two years ago.
C HA B. Bragg, Roxboro and
f CKhedmoor business man, who was
injured Monday night on the Ox
\joed highway in an automobile
accident, is still a patient at Com
munity hospital, this city, altho
*gh he h«S somewhat improved.
PUBLISHED EVERT SUNDAY & THURSDAY
. ■ '.
Private Roy Bruch of "Company
G", New York, takes the role of a
typical conscriptee. The pack in
cludes messkit,. helmet, gas mask,
first aid kit, raincoat, bayonet, shov
el and mosquito bar.
IS PLACED IN JAIL
Wounds Jack Moore, Negro
Os Hie Bushy Fork Section
Early Sunday Morning.
Lizzie May Pass, young Negro
woman about 20 years of age,
daughter of a tenant on the Paul
Soloman farm, Olive Hill town
ship, was placed in Person Coun
ty jail early Monday morning
following issuance of a warrant
charging her with assault with a
deadly weapon upon Jack Moore,
25, Negro who resides on the El
lis Wade place, Bushy Fork town
ship. The Pass woman, according
to Person Sheriff M. T. Clayton,
is alleged to have fired at Moore
at close range with a shotgun,
wounds being inflicted in both
legs slightly below the hips.
The shooting is said to have tak
en place early Sunday morning
near the Pass home, the woman
reporting that Moore had a short
time prevously insulted her in
a cornfield nearby and that she 1
threatened to shoot him if he fol
lowed her to the house. Moore re
ceived treatment by a Roxboro
physician and has since returned
to his home, although the wounds
were described as being some
what serious. In default of a SSOO
bond the woman remains in pri
son, pending trial in county court.
Moore at first refused to divulge
the woman’s name and for that
reason arrest was not made un
til Monday morning.
Premiums Won At
Person Fair By
Premiums won at the Person
County Fair by members of the
4-H clubs were as follows:
Baby Beef Calves James
Earl Moore, Ist; Thomas Long
2nd; Lyle Davis, 3rd; Bobby Hes
ter, 4th, and Pete Pridgen, sth.
Hampshire Pigs Ephriam
Yarboro, Ist; Thomas Pleasants
2nd; Pat O’Brien, 3rd, and Gar
land Blanks, 4th.
Com Single Varieties
Maynard Whitfield, Ist; and Pat
Prolific White Ephriam Yar
boero, art; and Ira Lie, Jr., 2nd.
Request Made For Agricul
tural Building For County
Library Committee Named.
Meeting in regular monthly
session the Person County Board
of commissioners, of which Phil
lip L. Thomas is chairman, on
Monday morning named the coun
ty library committee, attended to
various financial matters and
heard a delegation composed of
representative citizens of the
county request consideration of
plans for a proposed county agri
cultural building to house vari
ous agricultural departments now
operating in the county.
Named to the library commit
tee were: Mrs. John H. Merritt,
of Woodsdale, chairman; D. M.
Cash, of Moriah, Mrs. E. P. War
ren, of Hurdle Mills, and F. O.
Carver and Dr. A. L. Allen, of
Roxboro. It is understood that
this committee will make recum
mendations as to books to be
purchased for the local Roxboro
library and for the State Library
commission’s book truck now in
service in the county.
Heading the delegation in fa
vor of the agricultural building
was E. Y. Floyd, of Raleigh, with
local spokesmen being Claude T.
Hall, County Agent H. K. San
ders, J. S. Merritt, Miss Velma
Beam, J. W. Noell, Percy Bloxam,
Allen Hester and Mr. Green. The
matter of the need for such a
building was first presented to
the commissioners two or three
years ago, although it was not act
ed upon at the time.
Members of the committee re
ported today that it is hoped that
WPA assistance for the construc
tion of the building can be se
cured and that the need for such
a building is now even more
acute than it was three years
ago, since the agricultural pro
gram is constantly expanding.
The commissioners took the peti
tion under advisement, with ac
tion deferred until a later ses
Selected To Speak
At Council Meeting
Guest of honor at a dinner to
be given Friday evening for the
i executive committee of the Cher-
I okee Scout Council by members
of the Person County executive
council of the organization will
I be Howard Stuckey, of southern
headquarters of the Boy Scouts
lof America, Atlanta, Ga., who
will be expected to make a brief
address and afterwards lead in
a round-table discussion pertain
ing to scouting, it was announc
ed here today.
Also expected to be present at
the dinner meeting, which will
be held at 6:30 O’clock at Hotel
Roxboro, this city, will be Cher
okee Council executive, A. P. Pat
terson, of Reidsville, Holland Mc-
Swain, of Yancsyvflle, president
of the council, and other scout
leaders and members of the ex
F. O. Carver, Jr., secretary of
the Person Council, who reports
that Mr. Stuckey is regarded as
an excellent speaker, said today
that ample opportunities for
question-and-answJ?r points will
be provided and that a general
review of the Cehrokee Council’s
scouting program will be provid
ed. Work of the council is car
ried on in Person, Alamance,
Rockingham and Caswell coun
ties, with headquarters at Reids
SELL YOUR TOBACCO IN
ROXBORO, N. C.
Fire Drills At
At High School
Six hundred students at Rox
boro high school left the build
ing in 90 seconds in a fire pre
vention week drill held there
yesterday morning, according to
a report filed by Fire Chief Hen
ry E. O’Briant, who said that
this was a very satisfactory re
The series of drills was con
tinued during the day in other!
schools in the city and fastest
time out was reported at East
Roxboro school, where 80 stud
ents were out of their building
within 40 seconds. Next best re
cord was made at Person Coun
ty Training school for Negroes,
where 700 students marched out
in 50 seconds, and 192 pupils in
the annex left in 70 seconds
At Roxboro Central Grammar
school 456 children ‘‘made their
escape in 75 seconds. Drills were
all unannounced and were in
compliance with an ordinance re
quiring that at least one fire
drill be held in each school each,
month during the school year.
Full report of yesterday’s drills
was made by Chief O’Briant to
City Manager Percy Bloxam and
to H. C. Gaddy, supervising prin
cipal of city schools.
DIES SUDDENLY ;
S. Robert Young of Near
Ca-Vel Stricken Yesterday
With Heart Attack. Rites
S. Robert Young, 63, Person
county farmer who lived on the
R. L. Harris farm near Ca-Vel,
died yesterday afternoon at ?;30
o’clock, a few minutes after being
stricken with a sudden heart at
tack while standing on Court
street, Roxboro, near a tobacco
warehouse. A physician who was
immediately called from a near
by office diagnosed the case and
reported that Mr. Young was
nearly dead when first examined.
The deceased had just left the
warehouse when he fell to the
street and death occurred at a
funeral home next door, where
Mr. Young was taken after he
Final rites were held this af
ternoon at two o’clock by the
Rev. Lex Chandler at the H. W.
Wilson family cemetery where
interment took place.
Survivors include two daugh
ters, Misses Beatrice and Lucy
Young, of the home; two sisters,
Mrs. Lizzie Paschal, of Willards
ville, and Mrs. Maggie McLean,
of Durham; three brothers, James
Young, of Willardsville, Marcel
lus Young of Durham, and Pey
ton Young, of Hillsboro.
Mr. Young, who had' not pre
viously been ill, was a member
of Helena Primitive Baptist
church. His wife died about six
STUART FORD SPEAKS
TO LOCAL KIWANIANS
Speaker at the Monday evening
sesion of Roxboro Kiwanis club
at Hotel Roxboro was clubmem
ber Stuart M. Ford, who also
showed technicolor movies made
during the past summer at his
cottage at Bailey's Island, Me.
Several scenes were devoted to
fishing expeditions off the Maine
coast. The program was in char
ge of Gus Deering and George
Currier. Next meeting of the club
which will also be held at the
hovel, will be in charge of E. E.
Bradsher, Jr., J. A. Long, Jr, Mr.
Ford and Ben Brown, of the fin
Cedar Grove Man Dies Af
ter Illness Lasting Several
Funeral services for Robert T.
Foushee, 67, Cedar Grove resi
dent, who died Sunday afternoon
at his home after an illness of|
several months, were conducted
Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at
the home. Rites were in charge
of the Rev. S. F. Nicks, pastor
lof Cedar Grove Methodist
church. Interment was in the
Long family cemetery.
Struck by an automobile last.
April near his home, Mr. Foushee
never completely recovered from
the effects of injuries received at
that time, although he returned
to his home after treatment at a
Mr. Foushee was twice mar
ried: first to Miss Martha Jane
Long, of Person County, in 1895,
and after her death to Miss Mar
tha Oakley, whom he married in
1914, and who survives as do at
number of sons and daughters. j
Survivors from the first union!
include: four daughters, Mesdam
es T. T. Mitchell, and Hassell
Clayton, of Roxboro, Mrs. C. S.
Kerr, of Durham, and Mrs. Ralph
Walthur, of Cedar Grove, and
four sons, Harry Foushee, of Ce
dar Grove, Robert Foushee, of
Hurdle Mills, and Baxter and Ra
ney Foushee, of Cedar Grove,
while from the second union sur
vivors include three daughters,
Misses Bettie, Evelene and Mil
dred Foushee, of the home and
five sons, Clarence H., Alex R.,
Richard, Lortnie and R. T. Fou
shee, Jr., all of the home.
Also surviving are: four sis
ters, Mrs. Walter Jacobs, of Reids
ville, Mesdames Susan Tillman,
A. P. Clayton and Sam Wrenn, of
this city; a brother, George Fou
shee, of Roxboro; two half-sisters,
Mrs. O. B. Mcßroom and Mrs.
i Robert Jackson, of Roxboro, and
two half-brothers, J. R. and J.
H. Foushee of this city.
Main effort of the Person Coun
ty unit of the tri-county health
department during the past,
month was inspection of school
children for skin and scalp dis
ease, of which less than usual
was found, according to the Sep
tember report released today by
Dr. A. L. Allen, director, who
also said that disease prevalence,
except for slight measles and
some syphilis, was negligible.
Inspection of children through
the 7th grade was accomplish
ed during the month, of which
I. were examined by the
health department staff, after at
tention had been called by teach
ers, who are this year doing gross
inspections. Total number of chil
dren inspected was 5,720.
In maternity care 35 mothers
were examined and three were
given contraceptive advice, while
in the syphilis campaign 505
treatments and 99 blood tests
were given, with 14 reportable'
cases. Typhoid vaccinations were
given to 89 and smallpox inocu
lations to 27, whereas toxoid was
administered to 47 persons. In
tuberculosis control 97 persons
were fluoroscoped and 11 home
visits were reported. *
Included in Sanitarian T. J.
Fowler’s record for the month
were 35 case inspections and 96 ]
complaints answered. New priv
ies installed reached 62.
VERY ILL i
Mrs. Frank Breeze, mother of i
Mrs. A. H. Rimmer of Roxboro, •
is quite ill at the home of Mr. :
and Mrs. Rimmer.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1940 NUMBER FIFTY-TWO
Nicks And Blox&m Will Go
To Municipalities Session
The National Small Business
I Men’s association will hold its an
nual convention in Chicago October'
15-17. DeWitt M. Emery, association
president, is shown above.
MRS. C.L. OAKLEY
Sister of Prominent Local
Resident 111 Only Short
While. Rites Held Tuesday
Mrs. C. L. Oakley, Sr., 83, of the
Chub Lake community, Route 1,
Roxboro, a sister of W. H. Harris,
Sr., and an aunt of R. L. Harris,
of this city, who resided with
her son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Lex. B. Fox, died at
their residence early Monday
morning following a brief illness.
She first complained of feeling
ill on Sunday. Members of the
family who went to her bedside
about six o’clock Monday morn
ing discovered that she was dead
and called Person County Coron
er, Dr. A. F. Nichols, who re
ported that death, attributed to
complications and to the infirmi
ties of age, had appearantly oc
curred only a short while before
the discovery was made.
Funeral services were held at
L the Fox residence Tuesday after
noon at 2 o’clock, with Elder Lex
Chandler, of Timbrelake, and El
der A. L. Holloway, of Durham,
, officiating. Interment was in the
, C. L. Oakley family cemetery near
the Fox home.
Survivors include: four sons,
O. H., A. L„ J. W. and C. L. Oak
ley, Jr., all of Roxboro; four
daughters, Mrs. Fox and Mes
dames A. B. and J. J. Clayton and
W. B. Harris, all of Roxboro:
two brothers, J. B. and W. H.
Harris, both of Roxboro, and a
number of grandchildren.
Active pall bearers included
Cecil Clayton, Early Clayton, Os
car Fox, William Fox, Reginald
Warren and Leonard Wilkins.
Will Be Opened
J. H. Scarborough, Person
County Republican leader today
announced that county headquar
ters for the party will be estab
lished on the second floor above :
Pender’s store, Main street, that (
plans for an active campaign are ■
being made and that all persons ]
interested in the G. O. P. program
are cordially invited to take part <
in the campaign and to visit head
quarters. A number of speakers <
will be brought here before the ■
November elections, Mr. Scarbor- j
ough said. ,
THE TIMES IS PERSON’S
A LEADER AT ALL TIMES.
Tuesday (Night Toastmaster
At Charlotte Session Will
Be R. L. Harris.
Roxboro representatives at the
three day League of Municipali
ties session, to be held October
14, 15 and 16 at Charlotte will be
Mayor S. if. .Nicks, Jr., and City
Manager Percy Blcxam, according
to announcement made today by
Mr. Bloxam, who said that auth
orization for their attendance was
granted at the regular monthly
session of the city council held
Also present at the Tuesday
evening session of the league will
be R. L. Harris, of this city, who
will be toastmaster. Mr. Harris,
a leading Roxboro citizen is De
mocratic nominee as lieutenant
governor of North Carolina.
Most important item handled
by the city council here was the
naming of George W. Kane and
Preston Satterfield, Sr., as mem
bers of a committee to appoint a
zoning committee for the city.
Requests for street lights on Fou
shee street and Morehead
street and for traffic signal
lights at Court and Lamar and
at Court and Main streets were
referred to Commissioner of Pub
lic safety, George W. Kane, for
The City Manager was author
ized to prepare a new map of the-
Burchwood or city cemetery,,
showing grave plots and setting
out a number of single and dou
ble graves. Chief of Police S. A.
Oliver was given temporary per
mission to reside outside of the
corporate limits and the City
Manager and the City Water
Works superintendent were auth
orized to prepare a sewer and
water program suited to needs cf
the moment and to report to the
finance commitJtee composed of
' Gordon C. Hunter and Mr. Sat
-1 terfield, Sr. A report was pre
sented by Miss Velma Beam,
Home Demonstation agent, i«
regard to the city’s part in sup
port the curb market.
At a morning session held Mon
day the Person County Board of
| Elections, of which F. O. Carver,
. Jr., is chairman, considered plans!
for the Selective Service regis
tration to be held at various pol -
ing places in the 18 precincts in
. the county on Wednesday, Octob
er 16. Members of the board al
so discussed plans for conducting
the general election in Novem
ber and ordered ballots printed
for this election. Registrars in
the various precincts have been
requested to meet Thursday night
of this week at 7:30 o’clock at
the Person County Oourt house
to receive selective service regis
Due to the fact that Superior
Court will be held next week at
, the court house and that various
warehouses here will be in use
during the day, Selective Service
registrations for the four pre
cincts of Roxboro township will
be held at the American Legion
hut, Chub Lake street, this city,
instead of at the court house and
the warehouses, according to an
nouncement made by members
of the Person Board of Elections,
who met again Tuesday to make
plans for the October 16 registra
tion. A spokesman for the group
emphasized the fact that Selec
tive Service registrations in all
other townships in Person county
will be conducted at regular poll
ing places designated as such far