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Beckley Post Herald (Newspaper) - August 10, 1937, Beckley, West Virginia Reckley Post Herald. Beckley. W. A tuesday morning Augustio 1937 weekly business service Section it takes a lot of plan Ning before a House becomes a Home the Road to better living leads to e. H. Crouch lumber co. Leaders in every Field safety Glass cuts Down accidents says Hopkins they sell flour and feed people from is suffer injuries or metering in Automo a is anymore b. H. Hop a Oprie tor of the Hunting it body and fender com a h is located on third said today the Advent of safety estimates Quot engineering services economical construction lumber plaster roof paint Cement u. S. Gypsum products certain teed paints Good to the last Crumb Raleigh ha5ittg co. I Glass foe automobiles Hopkins said Many autos came into his shop with crashed windows which had dispelled death of injury to some luckless victim. On the edges of windows or jagged Comers of windshields could be seen blood. A Story was written in each such piece of Glass. In recent years safety Glass has been installed in All makes of cars. It is non Shatt Crable even when heavy objects hit it. Hopkins said if anything at All Breaks it is Only Small particles that never Hurt occupants of wrecked vehicles. The Huntington top body and fender company sell and install safety Glass among the Many things they do at their shop. I among the other work of the firm is repairing of wrecked cars i painting of cars and trimming. Hopkins said that All shades and i colors of paints Are matched and All types of trimming that May i j have been eaten away with acid is i i replaced. Motor repair is not done at the j Plant Hopkins Ceplo ineds Only body and Chassis repairing is done. I to Ere Are Twenty mechanics i employed who specialize in one j Type of work. Approximately 24. J too feet of floor space is needed for the work. The it trading territory of the Huntington top body and fender company is from Rainelle to Whitesville and from Gauley Bridge to Pineville. Home robbed Clarksburg aug. 9.�? apr police said surge hrs looted the Home of or. And mrs. A. F. Ice of Enterprise of articles valued at $.300. Above is shown the warehouse and office of the Clay flour and feed company on Central Avenue. Seen in the picture is several workmen unloading a Carload of feed. Photo by the picture shop new gasoline seven cars of station opens lumber arrive you la like our dry cleaning service too As thousands others do Beckley dry cleaner the oldest and Best dry cleaner in Raleigh county phone 566 Beckley. Vav. A. A the wonder Way cleaners j. Vav. Givens mgr. Natural Gas is new to Beckley h. T. Atkinson formerly it l had station near Shady Spring firm receives shipment from Many states j nigh and Fayette counties was Cut Lover before being worked out. When the lumber company was j organized in 1923. Only four or five men were employed and the annual receipts amounted to about $25,000. Now the Gross receipts run Well above $500,000. The Crouch lumber company deals in general wholesale and retail business and general construction work. Blue Seal triple checked used cars 193 3-pl.v Mouth deluxe Sedan 1933-Ford Tudor Sedan. 1929-Dodge a Sedan. 1927-Dodge Tea Sedan new tires Good. $225 $225 $125 $45 25 graduate Wheeling aug. 9 a District manager says Gas clean and economical Herman t. A chink a Atkinson opened a new service station on seven carloads of lumber Are j second Street next door to the now sitting on the Side tracks of Cooper Transfer company last the e. I. Crouch lumber company j Twenty five students arc schedule weekend. Here waiting to be unloaded for1 Atkinson who has been oper Home owners and prospective Home rating stations in this Section for owners of this Section two years decided to move in town i Phil Wilson office manager said and sell pure Oil company pro that the lumber came All ducts. Parts of the nation. Some of it was for two yearn Atkinson operated 1 Cut As far West As Washington. There Are All kinds of lumber in any used car you buy from at Well cd Atron motor company will give you your Money a Worth of service plus. Atwell Catron motor company inc. Dodge and Plymouth cars Dodge trucks phone 1710 13 Prince is. Security service and Economy those Are Tho things to seek when placing your automobile insurance. You can be sure of secure Protection efficient prompt service and attractive Economy in Cert if you insure with the american motorists insurance company. Ask us for details. Wilkes insurance Agency Over a Quarter Century insurance service phone 1600 Payne bldg. J. 0. Freeman general contractor Beckley w. A. P. O. Box 152 Telephone 195 help yourself to increased sales a phone 914 Beckley poster adv. Co. H. L. Dunkley electric contractor Wil Inge appliances fixtures Etc. Phone loll Cross St. Amp Woodlawn ave. Swan cafe and soda Grill our food and service will please you at soda Fountain. 25c Cool drinks and sandwiches noon Day lunches 35c meat two vegetables salad and drink evening club dinners 50c steaks Lamb chops sea food up drink and salad Choice of two vegetables. Safety plate Glass u a Quot pan Quot a for All cars and Imam u truck 20 experienced workmen Huntington top body so fender co., inc. 27-29 3rd Avenue Beckley West Virginia phone 1370 fourteen years of a Golden rules service to thousands of satisfied customers. You can to beat better than the Best although natural Gas has been j used for Many years in other parts of West Virginia the history of its use Here is comparatively Short. Persons from the Northern part of the state Are astounded to learn that the first pipe line was first played into Beckley in 1929. They can Only realize that they cooked and obtained heat in that Way for j Many years. The amere utilities company was organized in the fall of 1929 by the Joseph Greenspon company of St. Louis which company con traded with the Ravencliff development company for Gas. At that time Beckley Sophia Mabscott and Lester were piped. The Ravencliff people own All the j Wells producing Gas for this Terri a tory. The operations Are in by coming county. The local concern buys Gas from the Ravencliff people and transports it to Beckley and the surrounding communities. Amere utilities is a subsidiary of the Columbia Gas and electric corp i oration of new York and Wilmington Del. Later holdings in this Section were expanded by piping Gas in to White Sulphur Lewisburg and Ronceverte in the fall of 1931, then into Princeton and Athens in the j fall of 1932. There Are 3,500 accounts on the books of the amere utilities com a Pany As compared to Only 450 in i 1930. It was in that year that the amere group took Over the holdings from Greenspon. W. M. Reeser the District manager has been with amere since it was organized. He moved his Headquarters from Huntington to Lewisburg when construction work was undertaken there and in 1932 went to Princeton. Reeser said that the office was moved Here in april 1936 after it was found Beckley was such a progressive Community. In the past year he continued it has been necessary to More than double the per Oriel of the Beckley District. The rapid growth of Beckley has caused the expansion of maintenance 22.000 feet. Reeser said that the cleanliness of Beckley can be attributed partly to natural Gas. Business concerns Here find it More economical than other types of fuel he added. De to receive degrees Friday at West Liberty state teachers College summer commencement. Or. James Clyde Mcgregor of Washington and Jefferson collage will speak. Sifft of demonstration of the biggest value in refrigerators act i. The new Kelvins or i pin. Powered it hat Ai Mach Ai double the Cooling capacity a i other Well known refrigerator of equal Iii. Fact 2. The new Kelvin air run Only half Ai Many Minneti per Day a during the roil of the Tim it maintains Low temperature Wing no currant at All. Free Kelvin Home Book see Complete floor Plin a illustration of a and full specifications on the Kelt a Home in this Complete 36-Psge, illustrated Hook it Sorte co int for your copy today the Tei Frad co. 9 Mccreery St. Beckley w. A. Phone 1196 opposite memorial bldg the Standard Oil station a Shady Spring but gave it by last month the Load which will fill almost any he then started building the local station. When Atkinson went to Shady Spring the station there was Only doing a business of approximately nine year old John Freeman of order placed at the local office. I Tulsa. Okla., was taken to Temple the company also cuts lumber i University Hospital in Philadelphia from its own holdings in Wyoming county. The e. H. Crouch lumber rom for treatment of a lung infection caused from inhaling Blades of grass while 1,000 Gallons a month he said. In Pany was organized Here in 1923 by a Short Lime he had built the Ca Crouch and the late Cal Mankin. Parity to Between 6,000 and 8,000 i although the Plant has grown it Gallons. From that time until he left the station june 26 he never sold ie-.? was first located on City Avenue and still stands there. Crouch is president of the com than 6,000 Gallons of Gas. He sex i pan Wilson is manager and Jack pets to do the same with his new Short is bookkeeper. There Are 67 station. J Man employed Here. His Trade was varied from truck two saw Mills Are in operation Drivers to All types of tourists. Much of the Trade was local persons who drove to Shady Spring to Trade with him. Atkinson plans to fix tires Wash grease and Simonize cars on the Clear Fork and guyan Rivers in Wyoming county. They Cut approximately 30,000 feet of Timber a Day. Seventy five men Are employed there. Building is being done by the at his new establishment. He has Crouch lumber company in ral announced Road service of tires Leigh. Wyoming and Greenbrier All washing and greasing jobs he counties. Jobs that Range in Price before coming to Raleigh coun i from $495 to $15,000 Are now being to two years ago Atkinson was j done. Associated with the Callahan a i Crouch owns a 4.500 acre tract rage in Charleston for 13 years. He was in the Vulcanizing and wrecking service departments. Of land in Wyoming county that he has been working since 1933. Before that time Timberland in ral Jan Tirol we will be glad to Dii Cun your heating problem. Call a for any info rotation you May desire. You will not be obligated in any Way. Amere Heber Street Gas utilities co. Phone 749 everything from the ground up in building materials and lumber Hill-r0hrer lumber co., inc. Wholesale and retail dealers in lumber Millwork and building materials of every kind your patronage is cordially solicited phone 174 268 Central ave. Beckley w. A. New arrivals in furniture you Are cordially invited to come in and inspect the Many new and Beautiful Odd pieces and suites of furniture purchased at the big furniture Market in Chicago this month and which Are arriving daily at our store. Select what you need or want and let us explain How easy it is to buy modern furniture co. 131 Neville Street Beckley machine amp electric co. A phones 1360-1361 Beckley West Virginia we c Arry a Large representative a tuck of rebuilt mining machinery of All descriptions your inquiries Are solicited furniture repairing and refinishing we also build furniture to your special order Morris Bros. Upholstery Between so. Fayette and so. Heber off Mccreery St. Phone 1604 i Beckley wrecking company phone 1024 Prince amp Oakwood Sis. Top body fender Springs and general repairing 24 hour wrecker service new and used parts All types of Auto Glass installed Hurt s feed store opposite Ltd. Amp o. Freight Ollie phone 1367 we Are distributors for Ballard. Famous obelisk flour Lindbergh visits scientists again Lewis amp Clay furniture Exchange new and used furniture Trade your old furniture for new rear o. J. Morrison phone 300 if interested in building a buying a Home or House see me it i do not have what you want j will build it for you. Easy terms. I Trade on everything. Building contracting and real estate a. G. Wilcox crab Orchard phone 41 f 3 Calais France aug 9�? apr colonel Charles a Lindbergh in i Surprise flight from England came to France today for his third visit in five weeks to or. Alexis Carrel his Collaborator in the invention of the a artificial Lindbergh landed at , went through customs and then hopped off for mortals on the Northern coast of Brittany. From there he was to go to or. Carrels Home on St. Hildas Island. Lindbergh visited the famous scientist on St. Gildas july 5 and again july 29. Church Celebration Ronceverte aug. 9.�? a 1 the methodist episcopal Church i announced a weeks Observance of 1 the 63rd anniversary of the Church scheduled to Start tomorrow. Several former pastors have been invited to speak. Free parking we Call for and deliver your car Atkinson service station washing greasing polishing Gas Oil 2nd St. Next to Cooper Transfer r. D. Watts insurance Agency inc. Bair building Beckley w. A. Iron fireman tit automatic a no Coal i u r 111 a on the grounds that the Hest servant is the one which attracts the least attention to itself Iron fireman claims to be one of the world s outstanding mechanical servants. To really appreciate Carefree Comfort install an Iron fireman in your present Furnace. Its quiet a reliable always on the Job. Automatic Coal Burner co. Phone 829 Beckley w. A. It Seil and service the famous Iron fireman Cole and May general office supplies equipment a machines a school supplies printing a engraving a books a greeting cards Etc. 15 South Fayette Street Beckley w. A. Phone 1520 George l. Cole a Harry r. May e. F. Cooper contractor and builder 120 so. Kanawha St. Office phone 1643 residence phone 467 you la enjoy a visit to the club Beer. Billiards and sandwiches modernistic equipment we serve the Best tap Beer in town each Glass sterilized before serving the longest bar in West Virginia the old Raleigh Register bldg 27 main Street Al phone 320 Triangle service station owned and operated by r. G. Boothe Oil a Gas. Tires a greasing Quaker state Oil a Keystone Gas below Berkley Hospital l. Berman Nat Berman l. Berman amp son scrap Iron and metals structural steel Yard Mabscott w. A. Beckley w. A. Phone 698 j. P. Clay flour so feed wholesale distributor flour feed fertilizer and Field seeds railway siding and Virginia St. Que Ali t a ser vice j. P. Clay manager Telephone 503 p h o n e 1040 armature winding a specially Gunter a electric shop Wash ing machine refrigerator motors and Auto generators 52 Johnstown re. Beckley

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