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Corsicana Daily Sun Newspaper Archives Oct 4 1970, Page 3

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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - October 4, 1970, Corsicana, Texas Corsicana Dally 1970 Robison checks Scales Buell manager of the Coop Gin in Barry works the Scales to weigh the Cotton As it comes from the Field to the Robison has been with the Gin since 1948 and has been manager since Sun staff photo Cotton Gin is owned by those of serves by Joe Evans area news editor Barry Farmers cooperative Gin society was organized in 1928 when the steam driven Gin owned by Hodge the Farmers of the area organized to have a Gin to Call their own and one in which they could share the this also allowed them to operate the Gin As they Felt it should be operated and not run by other in 1948 Buell Robison joined the Crew at the Gin and was named manager in Robison is proud of the Gin because of the Good Job they do and also because so Many of the gins of the area have fallen by the the Gin will average about to Bales a year and the largest year was in 1953 when they ginned this was in a year when Cotton was Good in this but there were also a lot of gins in this year the men Hope to handle Bales of the Gin has a slogan that was offered by an outsider several years ago to show they Are a True the owned by those we appears on All their advertising materials and is popular with All the men who Are any one who Bales any Cotton in the Gin is a member and will share in the profits at the end of the Robison knows that Cotton is not As popular As a crop As it was at one and he is not bitter about he does feel that there will always be some Cotton in the area and it will have an in fluence on the the Gin now handles fertilizer and insecticides to stay Busy the year this allows them to keep some full time employees and makes Gin Ning in this age of change when talk of King Cotton dying is heard in Many places it is Good to see a Gin that is making a profit in a business that is As old As the Cotton goes in i the Cotton is taken into the Gin by a Hugh suction tube and the process to turn it into a Bale is this Gin is one of the most solution free in the state and has been in operation since Sun staff photo on Star studded you be the Star in on Oriental Golden brocade from Hong this elegant flow of Persimmon and Gola metallic brocade with its brilliantly jewelled styled for the important evenings in your life by Gino formal dyers second floor Cotton comes out the after it has been ginned is weighed and prepared for qualified workers like this Man Are hard to find and Are important part of the operation of the Sun staff photo i i i i i i

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