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NEW HOME IS THIRD HERE FOR THOMAS~MOTOR CO.
^|) \ (; R A T U L A T IONS to those who made the fine garage our newest building asset • We were pleased to be awarded the contract for the plumbing in this building. Consult us about all kinds of I'lumbing and Steam Filling MrlNTYRE PLUMBING & IIBATING COMPANY OHicc Phone 159 Residence Phone 766-J SAY LABOR SAVING DEVICES EMANCIPATE HOUSEWIVES IN U. S. WASHINGTON, June 2. (UP) Widespread use of the washing; machine has "emancipated Ihe average village housewife from j I tlu- drudgery of the washboard and tuh," according to a survey made by the department of agri culture. Other labor-saving machines also were found to be in wide use throughout 1 10 villages selected as representative of every section of the country. Greatest gains • have been made in electrical ap pliances. Vacuum cleaners, ironing ma chines. motor-driven churns rank ed in tlnn order anion? the 15,000 white, non-relief families survey m ed in the purchasing power cen sus taken to determine American living standards. The most significant fact devel oped by the survey, according to Dr. Louise Stanley, the director, was that with the exception of the southeast, one-half of three fourths of all families interviewed owned motor-driven washing ma chines. The southeastern states were the exception because of the plen tiful and cheap supply of nwo labor, Miss Stanley said. Included among the non-owners In other sections were families wealthy enough to hire all laundry work done outside the home. Among families in l(i villages in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, SI per cent owned washing machines. The percentage in other-sections were: 77 per cent among 24 vil FIRM HAS EXPERIENCED ! RAPID GROWTH SINCE ESTABLISHMENT IN ffi lages in, California, Oregon and Washington; 7(> per cent among 22 villages in Kansas, North Da kota, South Dakota, Colorado and Montana. In 14 villages in Vermont and Massachusetts, f>(i per cent of the homes had washing machine*, while in 3'! villages in North Car olina, South Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi only 2 per cent own 7T eninp— ^ - LARGEST And Service Station in ....You'll receive a real f riendly wel r»me (tn opening da) or—it" it's not movement tlion— mi anv other (lav % % you may wish to inspect this new plant. featuring Petroleum Products and Tirestone Tires, Tubes, Accessories —the timer Satur day, June 4. —the place: Main St, and 7th Ave., Ilendersonville. —your host: The Thomas Motor Company, Buick, Pontiac and GMC Truck dealer. jj/P arc joining: the Thomas Motor Company in inviting every motorist in the Hendersonville area to come in and see this huge new automobile sales and service station and storage garage. We are proud to have been instru mental in bringing about the construction of the new plant, thus supplying jobs for many workmen over a period of several months and providing for Hendersonville an attractive, commodious and completely equipped building in which the needs of local and visiting motorists may be supplied from "bumper to bumper." , ( , with the most modern building and equipment, and a complete line of The Texas Company's petroleum products, Firestone Tire Co. tires, tubes and accessories, and other nationally known products, THE THOMAS MOTOR CO. pledges itself to serve you to your complete satisfaction. J.H.R "! i * v n Distributor for Henderson, Transylvania and Polk . Counties E. G. Thomas, Manager, Announces Beginning of 24-Hour Service E. G. Thomas, manager of the Thomas Motor comoany, which he established in Hencleiuonvillc in 1933, is now occupying his third and most commodious home. Mr. Thomas, upon coming to Hendersonville in 1933 from For est City, where he had been in the automobile business since 192<)', located on the corner of King street and Fourth avenue. On Febraury 1, 1934. he moved to the South Mian street quarters which he has just vacated. A .growing business and the de sire for larger and more commo dious quarters wherein he might expand some departments of his enterprise prompted Mr. Thomas to contract for the present quar ters, to which he moved this week and the formal opening of which will be celberated Saturday. The feature of the opening will be the "-ift of a pair of ladies full fashioned silk hose to each lady buying as many as ten gallons of Texaco gasoline. The Thomas Motor company will operate an up-to-date, attrac tive service station, featuring Texaco products. The pumps are located under shelter, being un der the main corner of the build ing and so spaced as to prevent congestion even at busiest per iods. Mr. Thomas announces that the company will inaugurate a 21 hour service and will maintain >i modernly-equipped.one stop ser vice station, maintaining in addi tion to the service station depart ments for electrical and battery work, garage servicing, body re pairs and paint shop, parts, aces sories and sales deoartments. [ The Thomas Motor company is dealer for Buick and l'ontiac automobiles and General Motors trucks and trailers. Mr. Thomas is a native ol Ken tucky where he was educated in the public schools, the University of Kentucky and the Eastern Kentucky State colle-e before en tering the automotive business in Forest City about twelve years ago. Mr. Thomas states that the adequate space in the new home will tend to more efficient depart ments of the business than here tofore and that the present per sonnel consists of the following: I J. B. Fowlie, salesman. I J. C. Meadows, parts depart ment. I G. L.. Crowlev, head of service department. i E. R. Hollingsworth and G. R. Lytic, service department, i E. F. Dixon, head of body de partment and Daint shop, j G. Taylor and Bill Williams, body department and paint shop, j Roy Gowan and Edward Edney, service station department. ed machines. Most southwestern housewives hired their washing done by hand at home. . Hikers of England are using roller skates this season. V—' '• •• •—s To Our Newest Neighbors— THE THOMAS MOTOR CO. We extend a most cor dial welcome and ex* tend congratulations upon your most MODERN .. HOME TRACY'S I i BAR-B-CUE I . Where the Hungry and Thirsty Are Fully Satisfied S I "r V T ON THE ; Mr : I • ' ■; • Congratulations to Owner and Lessees * » of • the «'; •»»' New Building —and thanks for tho opportunity of apply* J ing the roof, installing j the skylights and doinf other metal work. £ • i r f For prompt, efficient, economical service see SHEET METAL WO^K Roofing, Heating, Von* tilating, Gutters and Skylights (Located at King Hardware Co.—Phone 023) y •• y THOMAS ! MOTOR ! . CO. J. H. REABEN OIL CO. r' on the completion and occupancy of your • *»•«' • ' MODERN NEW HOME ; '3 t 1 \ • • • i ' # + « A Monument to Your Progressive Spirit and the Greater Future / of Hendersonvillt? S n IB. HIKES DISTRIBUTOR, GULF OIL PRODUCTS - ' ■ ' Congratulations ; TO OWNER AND LESSEES OF THE NEW MODERN BUILDING Their vision and courage and the spaciousness, modernneaa, attractive* nets and permanency of the building all command consideration. ETOWAH BRICK were used exclusively in this great structure! >« 1 LET YOUR BUILDING PLANS INCLUDE BRlC (Truck Deliveries to All Parts of Western Carolina) ETOWAH, N. C. f ELEPHOffE* £