Orcutt november 1965
TOM CORDELL Manager and Co-owner 14 Years TOM FORBES Co-owner 3 Years CHARLES HAMILTON Co-owner 2 Years GLENN LOWE Salesman 7 Years JOIIN GRUNDEN Salesman 9 Years CARTER CAKITON Salesman 2 Years ELEANOR BOTTS Bookkeeper 8 Years EVELYN CAMPBELL Bookkeeper 3 Years At the age of 21 you become a man—or so the saying goes. Miami Sales Company is 21 years old this month, and although it has been a mature business for a long time the anniversary still marks a new step up the ladder of success Miami Sales first opened its doors for business in November, 1944, on South Main street. There were two original partners associated with the firm, Dai] West and J. C. Craven, West remains one of the partners today. By 1950, Miami Sales outgrew Its South Main location and moved to 12 West Central avenue. About (his time Dail West acquired full ownership of t h e firm. Six years after its first move, and again as a result of burgeoning business, Miami Sales moved again—this time to its present location at 208 N o r t h Vhm Somewhere in the middle of 1 (Special events elsewhere in to- this rapid growth a young sales-'day's News-Record include man, Tom Coidell, joined Mi- 1 Zenith and Sunbeam "Days," ami Sales. Cordell was destined featuring these brands at bar- to take over the reins of the (gain prices.) Factory represen- company as manager and partjtatives will be on hand to an- owner Fust, however, he gamed s\ver questions about then- pro- valuable experience during nine'ducts. years as a salesman. About a I A highlight of last year's eel- year ago two.other employes,!ebration was music by Carter Charles Hamilton and Torn Carlton and his western swing Forbes, were elevated to part- |ba nd. Canton's band will be nerslup roles. W ki entertaining in the spa- Miami Sales has become the'cious store all next Saturday largest franchisee! retail dis-jafternoon, climaxing t he cele- tributor of B. F. Goodrich tires bration. in the nation. As Tom Cordell! puts it: "With 21 years in bus-| to visit our store during the mess and 18 young and progress-i birthday event, 1 Cordell said. He sive employes having a total of j ^closed $400 worth of prizes 110 years' experience among ; wi n be given away. First prize them in the tire and appliance; w nj be a set of HT Silvertown field, it all adds up to one thing —success!" Miami Sales LINDA ORCUTT Bookkeeper First Year an electric can opener. Anyone 'It will be worth your while mav register for prizes. "Tins anniversary," Cordell noted, "comes at an excellent time of year for those who like to make their Christmas gift whitewall tires, second prize a!selection early while stock is 12-inch portable Zenith televi- at its best. We look forward to BILL I1ASSEBERG Credit Manager 1 Year BOB STONE Service Manager 3 Years IVROES ANDERSON Small Engine Specialist 5 Years ,/ V..S ROBERT RUPERT Brake & Front End Specialist 2 Years has planned a'sion set. Other prizes will in-seeing all of our Miami and Mi- week of bargains, fun and prizes j elude a portable radio, Sunbeam ami area friends during this big I to celebrate its anniversary.' clock, electric ice crusher and week."