The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 47, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 24, 1923 Page: 19 of 32
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THE ABILENE REPORTER SUNDAY JUNE 24 1923
IS FEME! IT
AIlir.KNlS IIIKK5 llttlCK COM-
PANY IS making nn.onn
IllttOK 1'KK DAY TO SUI'1'I.Y
HUNTING AN ARK AFfER THE DELUGE
If the Ilome Beautiful In Abilene
had boon built and completed With
out using some. .Ahllono brick It
could hardly be considered in .keep.
lnif with tho spirit of tho sponsors
of the homo to patroritae home
Industry especially when the
home product is a Rood or- better
than similar products Iriado in
some distant factory.. "When you
visit the. Home Beautiful notice
tho brlclt walks around the houso
and the nttrnctivo brick steps' lend-
lnjt up the terraced lawn. Many
people would not think of brick
for the construction of a w-tllc
Yet. -It planned out well nt tha
Home Beautiful and adds to tho
attractiveness Of the place
Few people 1n Abilene or "West
"Texas realize Just how big an In-
dustry Is operated to tho north of
Abllpno at tho Abilene Press. Brick"
company plant. Thli modern
brick plant has a dully capacity ot
20000 brick but nt this time is
producing 30000 brWt dally 'one
'third more than Its reKular capc-
ilty. Tho lncreae In production 1
niguynt anout by usuicr a spin
shift ami nllowinR the mon.to work!
over time. And tins' became noces.
pary on account of the demands
for Ablleno brick. The' factory
"runs-almos.t nlghj and day In order
tp siiliply the demand. The fac.
tory makes both face and common
brick. - .
v 30.000 l'cr Day
Aca I" sonic' ideu'of the size of.
The plant can be Jearned when It is
taken Into conBlder'atlpn t)mt it
requires thirty day to ' prbduc'o
br'lc'k from tho. raw material and
.thp factory turns out 30000 pe'i"
day; Hen ob U can bo sqcn tbat
there are many thousand of brick
in tho making all the time;
Tho thirty days Ms required to
make tlio brick sot them In tho
kiln dry thpni. buru thorn' nnrtl
;. copi inpm. Tticy nrptiien roauy
for .delivery and While monuonim;
. delivery It might bo well to add
. ' ' that Abilene lirlrk are- tsed. aw
-. -iar as iwp nunurou- mucs irom
Abilene. The company ships many
1 ' ijarloJidg every month .and they K
to various destinations .through-
out' Tcxos especially . West Texas
Abilene br cKJis broucurto Abilene
via' motor tr.Urks. . The plant
. works about twentyflvo men con
' 'stantly. '
; The Abilene Press Brick com-.
pnpy la owned and operated by
: "Power. Brothers with K.'C. Powers
as manager. Mr PowerSi 'havlnR
been reared in this county Is well j
.- knowrt Qvor this section of tho
- Though the brick plant Is now
.' ' producing. 600.000 brick per
montli the average production
covering' a year la about u.Op.nW1
.brjck ' per mbnth. which toUtta
0000.666 1cr yvar not bad by
ikfjy means for one of Aullcno's
industrial plants. .
'(: Home Beautiful
Plumbing: Was Bone
By R. G. Gogdell
. beve;n rincE of thumbing
;"MAK15 KITCHKX AND BATH-
':.': JIOOM ABSOLUTKIiV MOD-
Itesldents of WInfleld Kas. marooned In tho business district as flood a itorp r.cfd down their
city's thoroughfares were guided to safety by ropes stretched from bu.ldlnx to liuiMitur The- upper
Photo Is a scene near the court house. At tho bottom American Legion iiunibn.s uto scu carrjing
food to persons whp couldn't get homo to dinner. ' . .
J M. Eager Did the
On Home Beautiful
All painting and kalsotnlnlng in
Abllonc's Homo Beautiful was done
by J. M Eager of DOG Pecan street.
Tho Work done by Mr. Eager on tho
JipJno Beautiful speaks ffr Itself
and Is a credit to iho fainting -qon
Mr; Eijger was practically raised
in Abilene though hO' was gono
from lief for about ton' yoars re-
turning .to. this .city abdut thj-'jw
years ago." Jlr Eagef has doho
tho painting and Intorlor doeorat
lng on a number of tho finest ana
most attractivo homes In the city.
Ho has been in the painting and
decorating industry tor tho past
ifour.teeiVi'years. ' '
W. H. Shepherd
Did Tile Work On
The tile walls of tho Homo Beau-
tiful both exterior and interior
were laid by V. II. Shepherj of
423 Cypress Street. Mr. Shepherd
camo to Abilene llttlo over two
ycars ago Iroip Iorti Worth and
: lJ ; ..'in. i
since that tlm6 lias worked o.t
practically nil of tho biggest him
dings and finest homes' that h'ave
boen erected in this city.
Among the buildings that Mr
Shopherd .did considerable work on
nro tho Power Plant McMurry Col
lege Baptist Memorial Kanltarlu'm.
Park Office Building and other?.
Mr. Shepherd has beep in the
tile and brick laying buslnosA .for
twelve yenrs and during this time
has hud much fxpeHeitcovonyaf!-
otid types of bulliH;iKn Ho' states
that he d'd" tho 'brick work on cv
c-ry briok res.ldonee that has been
built In Abilene thus for this" your
with one exception. ''
W. O. Shackelford
Did Roofing and
All the Metal Work
A Heme Beautiful with an Im-
perfect roof would be anything but
a Home Beautiful. With Idea in
mind tho sponsors and contractor
on Abllonc's" Homo Beftutlful' s'o-
iectcd.the W. O. Shackelford vTln'
Shop to Install the roof and do all
sheet metal work on this hand-
some home. '
While a great deaj of the roof on
tho Home Beautiful cannot bo seen
from the ground on aero-tint of
j.the- Hpanlsh stylo of the. house Ji
Is not out of place to 'Stnto that It
Ih tai' and gravel 'which has provea
ft -fttfbfltantlal typo or roofing In thW
country. That portion of tho roof.
nver Hue center section of tho houjej
ami which i easily seen from tha
street nn.d Kid Walk is metal tllo
which 'Rft installed as was the tar
and gravel by tlu W. O. Shackel-
ford 'Tin shon. The. metatl tllo 1m
tv.eryBu'bstaiifcjHt and attractive.
on' a-number of. tho fltio hom.es that
have Imen built in. Abilepe In tlw
jiast few years' and Is gaining in
popularity on tlie higher .priced
'!i The nrnomentHl downspouts and
other Sheet metal work on thfc
Home Beautiful display the ability'!
'I ''' ' .
Would Hcviso Rates
WASHIK'aTOK June. 23.--Revision
of western freight rAtes on
coal from mines in New Moxlco
Co'.orndo Wyoming and Montana
was recommended today by tho I.
C. O. No order amis iKsticd but tho
cb!nqilHmt gave the rallron.de
pAmernod 90 days within which to
filo now schedules.
A Variety of Materials
Used in Home Beautiful
---Purchased from Jennings Lumber Co
:)' . The Builders of this Modern Home Had a Reason for .
' . ;-. Buying all These Materials From This Lumber Yard.
If you enn't get (tickiml ofluiiiboi' j'o ";.
. want here it's nsolcNw to. Jbdlf''ojMvitQrc.' .'.
Any kind nny.stzc. .' .. .'.;.'.'"
CEMENT ;".': ;:;';-!v-;v:':'"::--
. A qiinntity o demont "vo.n.jii.itf-H(o Uoiiid
. Bontitiful ntul it nil cnmo.froin out: yn.rtl . . :.
. whore service is best.
: "When you visit thf Iloiiio Himutifti)
notice the sinoothvlastwcd wl! onho
. ' . J" . ' a.
'.interior. Our vnnstcr wns. uAd
Wc carry in stickjjinfoTCiiig.Sli'l Jtars
which nitiko strVmctho' fouiiilsitions .ntul
concrotc work iirvJiUildings.
I'h.o modern h6mc o t'odrty linsoalffWOf
. ing in tllo living room and dining room
; -nt least. See the lloino I3enutitil.
"Vo carry in fitock Limo and all of the
materials of minor importances for 'thY
cOntructiou of a hoirie; '''"'
Bo sure to sco tho Ccda'lino Closets in tho
llpmo Beautiful. It's moth proof.-and
ulcalJCor clothes and blankets ' . "' '
SASH AND Dt)ORi
o matter now tine or plain vnoor or.
lidij.'ou may want you can cctMt here.
oiictn moso in xiomo Jicautitui.
Vc feature Cook's Taints ancTVarnislics
and reebmmend them to ouirtradc. Used
J-ironuJ Beautiful r
Pttfo thousand- sduare feet Truscon Dia-
moml ratli used in this. Job. "WQ-'aVo thb
lodal. distributors-for Truscon Steel. Com-
ptny products. ' " i
y.WI !.'. i.. . 'T?nilrliriia Wo v1 wn rnCo oli "Wrtifflifc onrl r'rtVrlo AXTorn
.. " JLf U11UVI. O 14U1UMU1V kJUOll !! Vlglllkl ItllU VVJ-VU II M. V.
: v ' Furnished From Our Stock.
A smnrt gown of black satin Is
mpdexiremcly coloi-fnl hy an all-
over eniiiroldere'd design ' of red
popples and green leaveq.
Careful Builders Buy Building Material From
Jennings Lumber Co.
North Sixth & Pine Sts. Abilene Texas Telephone ISO
After all Is said and done If tho
kltohon and hath room of any home
Is "incomplete then the whole home
Is lacking In those essentials that
make a' modern homo complete.
In this day of modern electrical ap.
pllances and modern' "easy-to-keep
clean" hath room and kitchen
plumbing fixtures whp would be.
satisfied wth anythng but the most
up.to-flato on the market..
' i Plumbing fixtures usually out
cast th.o house Itself and In the caso
of tho Homo BeautlfulMn Abilene
the bathroom and Kitchen plun'ib-
ing fixtures are absolutely tho most
.modern and will bo there for -11
.'ttmo- tft come. Ono lias to seo
the hath room and 'kitchen in tho
Home Beautiful to really appreciate
-the part that th K. . cogaeu
'.Plumbing Company plnycd In the
Constru'ctSo of tlie electricnj par.t.
dlse. N'othltig has Jioen loft un-
done lirtd no pains havobeon spar
cd to make the plumhlng In keep-
' lng with the standard of work done
.by thd II. Ci. Cogdelt Company. .
There are. seven places of plumb-
ing In the IIom Beautiful and oach
plays It own individual and impor-.
tant part In the modern honle.
They are-tho bath tub. tho lavatory
the commode.. the kftcbon sink ami
dralnboard tho dish washer tho
Jaupdry tray and U;o Ilund-'Hum-phrfcy
Wator Heater overy pleoa
a Work of art. And the boaqty oi
the 'whole plumbing- Job is tho ex-
cellent "roughing In" work whlen
ijf course la concealed In tho walls
ind Under tho floor.
" T It Is a foregone conclusion that
.-.when tho Home Beautiful Is thrown
open to tho public Tuesday even?
"pg that evory porton who visits
this handsome homo will sporil
most Of his and her time Inspect-
ing tho kitchen and bathroom.
"VVhlle tho other rooms aro indeed
Ypry attractive and contain hand-
somer fiirnltnr nnd accessories.
thore Is something about Iho kltoh
mi and nsmroom i"nl nnm ino .-
teptlon of ovety visitor. Maybe.
It is. the many conveniences and
hPnio comforts found In these
rooms or mnybe it Is the many lar
l)'pr saving devices that are used to
a wide extent In these two rooms
Ij)-every modern home. Suffice to
amy It in more than worth your time
JjiRt to visit the kltchon and bath-
room In tho Home B.eautiful. If you
dp not see nny clthftr portions of
U)n home and when You hate any
. dp'mpUmonts to pass on the plumb-
"'Sp fixtures bestow them on the
TJ O Cogdli Plumbing Company.
for thotnocfinnlcfl and workmen of
this eompany havo fleeurod tho boat
'tUl tho market for. Ahlldno's Homo
'Beautiful and did a class nf work
.Qwitrnfekafl a home lndeod ft. pleaB-
LONDON. June 23 Spanish air.
-men on the Tlzztasaa Morocco
frpnt report tribesmen are again
natherlnir near "the Rnanlsli lino.
iys a Madrid dispatch to the
Times. Tin Spaniards continue to
reinforce their positions around
-i(-iiwininii m1 mM munnM-it if
BETTER THAN IT'S ROOF
TKe sponsors of Abilene's Home Beautiful took
this into consideration wKen tKey selected the con-'
tractor to do the roofing in this Electrical paradise!
Naturallv we were selected to do alkfhe roofing
'S-l--J' r-i-kfrl rktrwlr' rt l-UA W-vt-k-i-k liVtiil-i4-l nrljtfttrn f '
.appreciate the prestige and disjunction of Raving
such a well chosen part in the construction of tWs
handsome home v .
The roof is one of the most important pars of the
SViiole house. A bad roof can cause damage to rtfost
of the balance of the house aitd to all of the furniture
therein. You need have no fear when you have us to
do your roofing. A ROOF LEFT TO US WILL BE
LEFT FREE OF BLEMISHES. : : '.
Our Roofing Department includes Tin Roofing
CompositionTar and Gravel andIetal Tile.
!' ' ' A
Vhen you visit the Home Beautiful'" notice the metal
tile roof and the sheet metal work. If you are plari-
-ling-taJ.juild any kind of a house or business building
you willneedsftmeheoL njelaj before the job is coni
Asmifm ' if11 ' ' '."'." '.'' . t
ur years of experience arid service in the sheet
i i i . rt i jf ' . .-.
mtai anaj'oonng Dusmess.in Aouene is prool enpugn
"fnat we arepciits in the business.
jg WE BUILD
Contractors oyf houses and business buildings will pro-
fit by seeing us before letting your. sheet metal and
roofing contract. We save you money.
WO. SHACKELFORD TIN SHOP
1057. SOUTH FIRST STREET
TELEPHONE NUMBER 182
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The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 47, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 24, 1923, newspaper, June 24, 1923; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth317337/m1/19/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.