The La Grange Journal (La Grange, Tex.), Vol. 84, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 1, 1963 Page: 4 of 12
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The La Grange Journal
Miss America To Be
At Pepsi-Cola Opening
In Weimar August 6
MISS AMERICA, 1963, the beautiful and charming Miss Jacqueline
Jeanne Mayer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mayer of Sandusky.
Ohio, will join Mr. and Mrs. Francis Boettcher, owners of the new
Weimar Pepsi-Cola facility, and Mr. M. G. “Bob** Wolfe, Vice Pre-
sident. Southern Division. Pepsi-Cola Company, as they meet die
press at 9 a.m. Tuesday. August 6 at the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. in
FASHION DRESS SHOP
Mid-Summer Gkaiance Sale
1 OUR ENTIRE REGULAR STOCK NOW REDUCED TO 1/2 PRICE
| Women’s Dresses 1
IE ARE RECEIVING OUR FALL CLOTHES—COME IN AND SELECT!
'OUR COAT, DRESSES AND SPORTSWEAR EARLY. ASK ABOUT OUI
FASHION DRESS SHOP
123 W. Colorado St. --Phone 968-4759
La Grange, Texas
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Miss Jacqueline Jeanne Mayer,
beautiful and charming. Miss Am-
erica. 1963. and Mr. M. G. “Bob**
Wolfe, vice president. Southern
Division. Pepsi-Cola Company,
will join Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Boettcher, owners of the Pepsi-
Cola Battling Co. of Weimar, at
11 a.m-, Tuesday, August 6th, for
the Official Dedication Ceremony
and ribbon cutting of the newest
Pepsi-Cola bottling plant in the
world, it was announced today.
The colorful and efficient new
bottling facility is located at 505
South Eagle Street. Weimar.
Following dedicatory cememon
ies. the new plant will be open
for inspection by the general pub-
lic who will see an ultramodern,
bottling line. During the Public
Open House, there will be prize
drawings, entertainment and free
The new plant can produce 28,
100 bottles of Pepsi-Cola during an
eight hour working day, and is lo-
cated on a site measuring 40,000
square feet. The actual plant off-
ers 9,100 square feet of available
space. Features include an ultra
modern air filtering system and die
latest noise-proofing installation.
The dedication ceremony will
mark the culmination of many mo-
nths of intense planning and close
cooperation between the Pepsi-
Cola parent company and the new
Weimar bottling facility.
During the past five years, sales
of Pepsi-Cola have increased in
the Weimar market by over 10°jc
yearly. Cost of the new plant
exceeded $350,000. Counties ser-
viced by the franchise include
Colorado. Fayette, Lavaca, Austin
Washington, Wharton and pan of
On display at the Public Open
ENGAGED--Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Gross of Eola announce the engage-
ment of their daughter, Betty Ann,
to Lt. Lloyd R. Wiley, son of Mr.
gnd Mrs. D. C. Wiley of La Gr-
ange. The couple will be married
September 7 at Mount Calvary Lu-
theran Church at Eola. The bride-
elect is attending Southwest Tex-
as State College.
TO BE MARRIED
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wick of
High Hill announce the engage-
ment and approaching marriage of
their daughter Annie Marie to Bas-
il C. Ermls of Houston, son ofMr.
and Mrs. Ignas Ermis of Plum.
The wedding is being planned for
Sunday, October 6 at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church in High Hill.
ENGAGED--Mr. and Mrs. Rob-
erto M. Escamilla, 517 So. Las
Moras, San Antonio, announce the
coming marriage of their daughter,
Margarita, to Troy C. Bains, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Leland E. Bains
of La Grange. An August 31 wedd-
ing in St. Austin’s CatholicChurch
of Austin is planned.
The prospective bride, a grad-
uate of Sidney Lanier High School,
attended Our Lady of the Lake Coll-
ege and is an August graduate of
the University of Texas College
Mr. Bains graduated from La
Grange High School and is now*
attending the University of Texas.
He will receive a Bachelor of Arts
degree in Government in January.
House «?n Tuesday, August 6th
at 11 a.m. will be a complete
line of the newest soft drink vend-
ing, merchandising and advertising
TRY A WANT AD
in the b
* rary oi
every day with a
ROOM AIR CONDITIONER!
We have just the right-size model to meet your
needs-everything from the 6000 BTU, easy to-install
Ready-Mount to 24,000 BTU units powerful enough
to cool your biggest room. Come and see them.
MORGAN IMPLEMENT COMPANY
Phone CH 2-3500
PIETSCH ELECTRIC SERVICE
LA GRANGE, TEX.
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Roberts, Dottie M. The La Grange Journal (La Grange, Tex.), Vol. 84, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 1, 1963, newspaper, August 1, 1963; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1113443/m1/4/?q=GRANITE%20SHOALS: accessed September 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives.