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The times-news. [volume] (Hendersonville, N.C.) 1927-current, June 02, 1938, Image 9

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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
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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
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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
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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 :
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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
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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* £

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