The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, June 1, 1945 Page: 4 of 8
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On Their Success!
of the Navigal
of Red I
Higgins Boats in 1945
THE CITY AT THE HEAD OF RED RIVER
Upper left shows the two boats from
the Higgins company, the Okinawa, a 36-
foot landing craft, and the big 56-foot
LCM (landing craft mechanized) imme-
diately before reaching Qarpenter’s Bluff
east of Denison,
Upper right shows Walter Saunders,
an old-timer who was one of the passen-
gers on the Annie P (extreme upper sec-
tion of this spread) which docked here
back in 1905.
Lower left shows left to right, W. T.
Loomis, president of the Denison t ham-
ber of Commerce; Asa Shannon, of the
Denison U. S. Engineer offices; Skipper
Capt. It. A. McDerby, in charge of the
two Riggins boats, and Hal P, Watkins,
Grayson county chairman of the mighty
Seventh War Bond drive.
Lower right shows two boats mak-
ing rapid headway as they clear under
the Carpenter Bluff bridge.
The following business mei
to you for your successful d;
lenged the attention at this t
especially the Southland.
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Texaco Service Station No. 1
Marine Oils and Lubricants. Outboard Motor Repairs
101 W. Woodard St. Rhone 441
E. D. Clark Swap Shop
Radios, Guns, Bicycles, Watches Hurd to Get Items
Thornton Hardware Co.
Complete Line of Sporting Goods and Hardware
The Thrift Store
Rods, Guns «nd Jewelry
ORCHIDS TO HIGGINS
Your persistance of a vision to build and float a lighter
form of water traffic to navigate such streams as Red River,
is a forward step in the development of inland waterways
and of industrial progress. It will contribute mightily in
post-war world to the new day for the South and South-
west when decentralization of industry is the program and
when raw material and factory may be brought closer to-
gether on a basis to make for general prosperity for all.
Roark Service Station
300 W. Chestnut St. Phone 9549
The Texas Hardware Co.
The Store With The Goods
I tatel Denison
ARCH COOPER, Manager
Globe Stationery & Supply Co.
404 W. Main St.
Grayson County Abstract
and Real Estate Co.
Denison Frozen Food Locbers
K. J. MILLS, Manager
Koeppen & Baldwin
Bobbie $ Be.uty Shop
Mrs. Bobbie Douthit
118 W. Day St,
Sibie Druy Store
825 S. Austin Ave,
Rialto - Star - Rio
Denison Furniture Shop
Upholstering. We Repair, Buy and Sell Used Furniture
Miller Meat Market
U0S. Rusk Ave.
219 w. Main St.
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Anderson, LeRoy. The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, June 1, 1945, newspaper, June 1, 1945; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth526567/m1/4/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.