Distiller superintendent resigns, 22Jan1906
1J. J. C. SMITH RESIGNS Succeeded as Superintendent of Highspire Distillery by Stanley G. Jean. The Highspire Distillery Company, Limited, held a shareholders' meeting meeting at Highspire, and Major Joseph C. Smith, who has for sixteen years had charge of the plant, serving serving in the capacity of secretary and superintendent, Informed those present present that he resigned and withdrew from the company. The following were elected to serve on the board of managers for the ensuing year: Charles Goldsborough, F. H. Purnell, William F. Goldsborough, Robert G. Goldsborough, Francis C. Goldsborough Goldsborough and Stanley G. Jean. The board organized by electing Charles Goldsborough chairman; F. H. Purnell, treasurer; Robert G. Goldsborough, secretary, and Stanley G. Jean, superintendent. Mr. Jean was first employed by this companv in the fall of 1891, and is thoroughly fitted for his responsible position. Major Smith, the retiring superintendent, superintendent, will continue to make his home in this city, but will not engage engage in any active business for the present.