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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - December 16, 1953, Kingsport, TennesseeCole self service drug store holds opening party 2nd Kingsport store located on free gifts samples Given at tonight s party no sales set a pre opening party wednes Day night will officially launch the Cole drug Chain s second store in Kingsport. Operated on the supermarket plan of self service the new Cole store is located next to the Little store building on West Sullivan Street. Kingsport s other Cole store is on Broad Street. Free gifts and samples of products to be handled by the store will be Given away at wednesday s party slate d from 7 to 10 p.m., and refreshments will be served to the future customers who come to see the new store. No merchandise will be sold during the evening cling to Lacaman g. Holliman manager of the store. Holliman a graduate of a Burn College and the of Alabama will be assisted by another registered pharmacist Hermit Wells. The Backbone of the store the prescription department is of i the open Type. This Means that it is glassed in so that the Cus Tomer May watch his prescription being prepared. Included in the department is a Large refrigerated Case for drugs which must be kept under refrigeration. Either Holliman or Wells will Leaman g. Holliman Man Ager of the new Cole super drug store on West Sullivan Street is a registered pharma Cist with several years experience in drug store work. Holli Man comes from Florence ala., and is a graduate of a Burn College and the univer sity of Alabama. Before com ing to Kingsport he spent seven months in Cole s Johnson City store prior to that he employed by Cole stores in Knoxville. Holliman lives with his wife at 539 Sequoyah drive Kingsport be on duty at All times to fill prescriptions. Located near the prescription carrying Hospital and sickroom supplies bandages hot water bottles and similar . The Sec it done idea prevails at the lunch counter also which seats 23 persons. Much of the food served is prepared behind the can service Anh Anita Ion will be the counter where customers View its preparation. Fast 4 cars collide on icy Highway icy highways set the stage for a four oar collision Early tues Day morning six North of Greeneville on Highway 83, according to Tennessee Highway patrol Cpl. W. T. Bales who investigated the Accident. Mrs. Trivic r. Edwards drive cigars cigarettes and other smoking needs will be dispensed at the new Cole drug store under the direction of miss Virginia Lacy manager of the store s Cigar depart ment. Assisting miss Lacy will be mrs. Rene Stallard of Kingsport a Dob yes Bennet graduate who has been doing sales work for the past five years. Miss Lacy will be in charge of buying for the department. She is a graduate of Boone s Creek High school and has recently been employed in Johnson City. Assistant manager of Cole s new drug store is Ker Mit f. Wells who was employed by the Cole Chain in one of its Knoxville stores until december 7. A graduate of the school of pharmacy at the University of Georgia Wells is a Navy Veteran. He hails from Clyde near Asheville n. C., and is now making his Home in Kingsport with his wife and three children. Ing toward Greeneville attempted to Slop on the Highway and lost control of her car skidding into a Bank. A second car coming Over a Hill Cra Shefl into the Edwards car. This car was driven by j. A Collins. Other cars driven by Haskell Cooter and Jerry wines also collided into the wreck. The the reported no personal injuries but said the. Property damage would amount to about Friendship Westbrook Conn. Up j watchword according to mrs. Lotus Brandon manager. An important addition to the soda Fountain is a separate room for and for the preparation of such foods As cannot be cooked on the foun Tain Grill sections. The Candy and Cigar depart ment will carry the most popu Lar brands of sweets and tobacco products and smoking accessories the manager miss Vir Ginia Lacy Points out. Besides cigars cigarette and _ popular brands of pipe dinnerware mixing above Normal Mercury seen for next month Washington up the weather Bureau said today the 30-Day Outlook from mid de Cember to mid january Calls for temperatures to average above Normal in the Western third of the country and in the North East and lower great lakes. Below Normal temperatures Are indicated in the South and the Midwest. In other areas temperatures Are expected to aver age not far from seasonal nor Mals. Precipitation in excess of nor Mal is anticipated Over and East of the appalachians and along the Gulf coast. Subnormal amounts Are expected West of the Continental Divide and in the Middle Mississippi Valley with near Normal elsewhere. The great lakes could be seen from the Moon with the naked Eye. After an election Victory Over finance Board member Daniel Wren jr., John a. Holbrook re signed explaining Wren is a very Good Friend and i Don t want to take his position away from graduation speakers for he selected Emory a. Spa next year s commencement speakers at Emory and Henry College will be or. William a. Early presi Dent of the National education association and or. William r. Cannon Dean of Candler school of theology Emory University Atlanta. Or. Cannon will deliver the baccalaureate Sermon on May 30. He is the author of several religious books and is acclaimed As a lecturer. He is Dean of the school and has served As an Exchange professor in England. La Rosa courts screen Hollywood la Rosa the Singer who was fired by Arthur Godfrey in the Middle of a television show was signed yesterday by Paramount pictures for a screen test. The studio announced that if the test is satisfactory la Rosa will be offered a Long term contract. Manager and supervisor of store operations is Paul r. Shellabarger pictured Here. A native of Bells he graduated from High school there and attended the University of Tennessee and obtained his Bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the University of Mississippi. He has been with Cole for five years one in a Knoxville store three As manager of the Broad Street store in Kingsport and the remainder of the time in his present position. He is married to the former bar Bara Gammon of Kingsport and they have a three month old son. His Headquarters is in Knoxville. N. Leaf prices Raleigh n. Fed eral state Market news service reported that yesterday s old Belt flue cured tobacco prices were steady to slightly lower. An increase in nondescript lowered Quality. Volume was Light to medium. Most declines were 50 cents to a hundredweight. Several grades showed slight gains. Total sales on the Belt Mon Day were pounds averaging up from Friday. Air plane designers expect to j have airliners in a Lew years which can leave new York at j noon and arrive in los Angeles i at noon the same Day. Keeping the women look ing their loveliest will be mrs. H. W. Ketron or. Of Kingsport who will be in charge of the Well stocked cosmetic depart ment at Cole s new super drug store on west1 Sullivan Street. Mrs. Ketron a Sullivan High school graduate will handle the ordering and supervise sales of cosmetics at the new store. Special deputies Lima Ohio of rustlers horse thieves and such Law Breakers better watch out in the Ohio that is. Sheriff Clay t. Cotterman of Allen county has just organized a troop of mounted special deputies to serve at special events. Nine Strong the troop will be uniformed in Black Cowboy hats Sam Browne belts and bolstered guns. They la be a Nobby said sheriff Cotterman admiringly. But the thing Allen county taxpayers like Best is that it will Cost the county nothing. The gun Totin deputies own their own horses. Kentucky. Trapping Frankfort by. Fur business May not be As Good As it was Back in the Days of Daniel Boogie but trappers still Are making a living in Kentucky. The state s trappers were paid for hides last year. Pay ments included for Mink furs and for Muskrat hides. The soda Fountain at Cole s new drug store will be under the management of mrs. Lotus Brandon who will supervise menu planning and serving. Mrs. Brandon who now lives in Kingsport has worked with the Cole store in Johnson City since 1950. She is a native of Watauga and attended Happy Valley High school under the self service cosmetic designed to device presumably keep Junior occupied while his Mother shops. Cole s also Sells housewares the department features such things As lighters pipes and to Bacco pouches. Mrs. H. W. Jr., is in of the cosmetic depart which features Many of he tire ment the Well known brands of cos lotions powder manicure essentials Etc. Self Are used Here As Wel As at other Points in the store and mrs. Ketron will be on bowls and Glass and aluminium tumblers. There s also a hardware coun Ter and one for dry goods such As towels underwear and Stock Ings. School supplies and stationery occupy one of the store s largest counters. There children can buy notebooks in various sizes ruled paper pencils Ink and crayons. All in All the new Cole super drug store is reminiscent of the hand to help customers make their selections. _ the children Are not forgot-1 popular supermarket on which ten and the new store is packed it is patterned. It combines self with toys of All kinds. Every service with the help of sales thing from Finger length walk ing dolls to electric trains and Ray guns Are displayed on the counters. Some of the toys Are personnel and All its Merchan Dise is displayed on counters where customers can look it Over and take their time to decide on when is an empty Box not Box empty gift powder Box i when she brings it Back after Christmas for the most personal. The most exciting of All gifts. Her very own made to order face powder. Created exclusively for her by the Charles or the Ritz expert who gives her All the personal attention every woman loves. Sizes plus tax special Purchase Sale All Nylon Tricot lingerie never before have we been Able to offer genuine All Nylon Tricot at these sensationally Low prices this is truly the most outstanding Nylon Tricot value we be Ever offered nationally advertised lingerie that we carry in our regular can t Tell you the manufacturer s name but every garment bears their famous Label. Lovely expensive looking lingerie at bargain for Christmas gifts half slips White Small medium Large slips White sizes 32 to 40 Reg. 4.95 gowns d of Blue China Pink yellow Rose sizes 32 to 40 our most sensational Sale of Nylon lingerie Tennessee Virginia cd pact is signed Nashville gov. Frank Clement has signed a Mutual Aid civil defense pact with the state of Virginia. The document now goes to the Virginia. Governor for his Signa Ture. Under the agreement the states would help each other in emergencies caused by enemy attack or in other types of Dis asters. Tennessee has similar agree ments with Georgia and Ala Bama. I starlings habitually Roost in the Center of Large cities but Fly to the Countryside each Day to feed. Infra party squabble splits new guard Memphis Hamilton club itself considered a new guard faction tuesday received a Sharp verbal blast from a new guard group for backing old guard leaders in a re publican Intra party squabble. The latest rift in West ten Nessee s complicated pattern of gop politics came when the new guard Republican association of Shelby county accused the club of agreeing to Disen franchise the Many Eisenhower supporters Here who helped carry the state for the blast entered on the club s recent announcement that it will Back state Republican chairman Guy l. Smith at the meeting of the state executive committee in Nashville wednes Day. Smith recently proposed that in the four largest counties in the state each or allowed to elect three delegates to the county executive committee. Members Are now picked at county conventions. The new guard group charged Smith s plan would give Small Shelby old guard precincts the same representation As that Given heavy voting new guard precincts. At Knoxville Smith said my plan is fair and would give representation on the county executive committee to All three Shelby county the fact of the matter is that this in t interested in enlarging the Republican party but in gaining control of the county committee. They Are seeking to Dis franchise people who have been republicans All their i the new guard generally in eludes most pre convention Eisenhower supporters. The old which backed the late sen. Robert Taft complains the new element also contains quite a few tentatively converted democrats. Kingsport times wednesday dec. 16, 1953 19 All new 1954 Admiral super 21 to with 252 so. . Tax sensational new Low Price for this thrill ing to console that gives you sparkling 252 so. In. Pictures powered by Admiral s All new Cascade Chassis has the gorgeous new Golden picture Frame that adds to picture Quality and Cabinet Beauty plus Turret tuner that guarantees single dial tuning for present vhf and coming uhf stations built in Aerial. 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