30 September 1955

floosyjane Member Photo

Clipped by floosyjane

 - George for was the . · carriers...
George for was the . · carriers -and-mbtqr^rptite^meii ' - the -capable supervision. of .Circula- ' ; ^ T u b b ? 1 Manager on . Spuds; .. to : deliver '. 11,000 ".copies' of' The"'- Daily ·indepenaerit?, eath day ^to : - : theV- doorsteps ""^andO-ni ail boxes brubscfib"ers'.' 1 6ver Ja" wide area:. -V'V-.- .'-_.. '^ ·.''-"^.·'··'.^-··.^..:._ ; '.-.;.-,,i: '='.'This"Vphase -, of". The; '."Daily ;,ttidfe- pendent. ; operation .rEmgesA'Jr6m' ' " " . boys ridiog. .otcyeies': "and:." rriptor bikes'-'tb" 1 ' men".' drivih.g-'i.aut^mobile^ ' v r ·- . . in /' v sectipns r ; ·-.-throughout. ;CabaiT|is ana-Bowah'counties;.;..;'---^'.:--."- 1 ": . . '. -Ttifi :operatioriVpf; the- ciraflaiion" department .is oiie^of ! the':mpst,lm.- ' ' ' , . . . newspaper .since. :" it; Js : -. up to ,tbe carriers-" and- 'motor r' route; meii..to get- -:the'."-: .papier'" ·' ip;",' -.the,v'--.hom'e's tbiouighoiit tlie "ar.e^'-vregardje'ss. ,o£ " " . " - " " - ' ' : ' " ··""' the" .weather;." " . . _".' . -goal: of. thV circulation department-is, department-is, to. get. the. .paperv-to the homes-'pf the. subscribers , ; as soon. as possible, after tbe: edition come?, off .'the'.'press.,. ;··:.!· "'·;'". ·: : ;; : prompt .distribution:even 'to.the extent'.that J:rural- residents. far and near Deceive .their "copies, at about the same "time as' the.local subscribers .is assured .'through employment, of. seven route agents who use automobiles: to\'rush : ppers: ppers: to \carrier and homes. : ... · .Within minutes, after the paper has been priiiled, the. circulation department takes charge .of the operations. The motor- route ; . men are. the first:-checked:, out with their .papers and this clears .the way for the -carrier boys to.^re- Another^ method ':. . . Ne"wv-york,tw6yyears;3go foe gain- ·:This' : is a .'E ' from.1927. when . . Daily,.: ·independe ; nt/ 11 ,,-rh'st-'Mfe ; the - , , -streets of-Kahnapolis. At, that. ' . . /of. / figuring- ' : ionr- ·· .readers -'---', per, - ; ; - ( f . pehdent'now' serves, a',. readers-bJtp pf"""6"v'er -44,000"" per son's": "daily 1 T~.7. : /Serv'irig'-as -assistant 'manager, the '.department .'is'- veteran. 'Clyde Moose, Hvhp : "is in charge' 6f . the city carriers. 'Carter'E. Harris Jim- Nesbitt.- serve' as district circulation,. managers in the, ;depart- htenLi'; ; _ ' . - · . ; ,X;V".:^; A f.-;. ;:/"^;_ . . Wording ; a"s inserters : are 1 'Wayne Anderson.. '.Tommy . Williams. :"ai'n Michael- Viola, .:who' also serves "miil clerk/." ;' ; "-"' : v: -··.':"· V \ " Carriers .in the. city/zone, which includes the, .unincorporated com- port : immediately close' 1 ; of : school. ·following : : tbe " ' ' " ' Another big job for the circulation circulation department is the ever constant constant work of. gaining more subscribers.- This is done through' ol the of one the of a and five cents Carrier Boys Important To Newspaper Newspaper boys form; an important part of The Daily; Independent team. Subscribers may Know them better as carriers carriers but, whatever the name, it's big business for the Little Merchants. . ' . · · - . Over a 'year's period the carriers have a combined income income of 561,000. This provides the youngsters not only xvith spending money but also with an opportunity to invest in the future. The job isn't an easy one. Aside from bad weather and other routine problems, t h e carrier boys deliver 84 pounds of ncv/spapcrs to e a c h subscriber subscriber every year, A Daily Independent carrier must be on the job seven days each week, since deliveries take place on six occasions with the other day usually K«t aside for collections and the paying of bills at t h e newspaper office. On Sundays, the carriers begin their work at 6 a. m. and remain at the job until each subscriber on the route has been issued the paner. On an averaee route of 98 customers, a Daily Independent Independent newspaper carrier delivers delivers 8.232 pounds of papers during during the course of a year. munity. o£, Katmapplis-Jn. To F6ur. : from the Concord Citjr as far north, as Landis are:" Larry. Marlowe;.".George/ K i n Larry Brothertoh; 1 .Charles' : "Alexan dcr, Jerry. Luck,."Wayne : Cannpn George Barrier,:. Ronald -Smith Cecil-Snipes,. De\yey~;Kelner.;Bo'bbjL Hess. Jerry'''Lewis,'Michael'-Viola Robert Wliitlejv Barry: Bostian Tommy;-Anderson;~ Jerry: rBe.am Jimmy Beck.'Rudy ·'Vl[are,-,Donm Anderson, :-JUari:iMcKnigh't r Ioha]td Snipes. Baym6rid ; Wingler,VCharle 3 ~trawn,:Tommy Hamm.ett. ... .Wayne -Anderson, Jimmy.;Ruf£ Ted Godfrey; Jimmy Oatesi;^Arnold Shinn, ;Gary. Williams,'.Tom my Matthews, Kenneth Alexander. 3 H. ;Curle, Wayne McClannon, ip Allen,' Nelson .Clark, " K oodnigbt;: Jr., :Ronald Patten, y Ward,'Bonnie Slaughter,vJ Sloop, Bobby Watson, Buddy Aus tin, Maxie' Cheek, Dan Stillwell Clyde Stillwell, Johnny Krimmiag !·-·'· ' · · ·'' ' "·." " ' · : ; ; '" : : : : . .· ·' ·» . * " · ' . -:·'· ; . ' ' ' Ned Bivens, Thurlow Hunsucker Charles Clawson, Jimmy Trou man. Jimmy Kidd, Danny'Little Danny-Bost, BiHy Self, D o Stircwalt, Joe McComtnons,: Eric McKnight, Larry Cline, Ervin Griffin, DonaM Ditliams, William Lear, Douglas Perry, T o Williams, Wayne Wagoner. Tony MiUsap, Tony Ervin, Jerry Griffin Jimmy Beaver. Clark Holt. Curren Curren Sheeks, ; Daniel McClendon. John Long, Steve Collins, and Jimmy McCuliough, ! Carriers in nearhy towns are: ouan Landis -- Gerald Earnhardt,; m °? I Larry Weaver, Frank P a r Franklin Kelly. China Grove -! v Tnhn Tricr-n "Pimov RoairAT- T i 1 «y £TM£ ?Sd B ^ e Sammy!;Tubh Russell,,Winfield Combs, Blake and Junms Bost. i Shers News dealers include Mann's^^m Brug Store. Kannapolis N e Stand. McKinley's Richfield ice and Scarborough's Curb Mar- Lr ^ Iriif all ir. VoTinanntic- IViJlianlC 1 ket. all in Kannapolis: Williams Candy K i t c h e n in Brown's Drug Store in C h Grove and The News Center in Mooresville. Motor route men 'and the -area they cover include: i iney cover inciuae. ; ---· . j get only 25 cents. The wind blew! Wayne Children - East y pa p cr around yesterday.' jnapolis, Texas and Bethel; Char- his will "Could Jesus have, been thinking thinking of these young entrcpreneus when he exclaimed: "Whosoever shall cause one of these little ones . . . to stumble, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hanged around his neck, and he were cast into the sea.' " Mark 9:42. Ics Childers - Enochville, Landis, Five Forks, Concord i a, Prospect, Camp Wesley, S a Ridsc and West China Grove: Childers - EnochviUe, Fisher- town, Bethpage, OdelU C o d Creek and Winecoff; James Moss -- Center Grove. Concord Lake Section, Girl Scout Camp Section,

Clipped from The Daily Independent30 Sep 1955, FriPage 5

The Daily Independent (Kannapolis, North Carolina)30 Sep 1955, FriPage 5
floosyjane Member Photo
  • — 30 September 1955

    Clipped by floosyjane – 16 Jan 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in