Fullerton Furniture Fire

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Fullerton Furniture Fire - ·AGE TWELVE THE DAILY PLAINSMAN, Huron, South...
·AGE TWELVE THE DAILY PLAINSMAN, Huron, South Dakota FuUerton's To Stage Grand Opening Wednesday Through Saturday TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1962 P'uUerton Furniture, 1585 Da- Special lighting, all recessedjthe store a pleasanier place to kota Ave. S., will stage a four- day grand opening celebration and incandescent, plus a hundredjshop. lamps throughout the store will Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and p r o v i d e uniform illumination Saturday of this week, to wel-{of the same type that is found in Piped-in music, air conditioning, exterior landscaping, w i n d o w , walls that are a part of the floor! display, and admit the outside! come Central South Dakotans to home living rooms. the newest and most modern Reused heating and air con-jscene, carefully arranged group-, furniture store in the state. ditioning will f u r n i s h uniform|ings throughout the store, all com-j Starting with a ribbon cutting! norma i room temperatures year!bine to provide the ultimate cli- 1 ceremony at 9:00 a.nv Wednesday around .mate for relaxed, comfortable! morning, the store will offer free , !shopping ; flowers to all ladies visiting the! A ten-foot cei i in g. dropped toj Free Qff , · . store, refreshments for everyone.;^t feet around the window| t ^ . ' J and the opportunity to register for^reas. allows normal room height ^ ' building The- : a number of valuable prizes. Clings for simulated room dis-i . t opens f°om" tl s plays. The entire store is carpeted to a number of valuable prizes Fullerton's just completed new home, is a one floor, 12,000 square foot brick and concrete blocki'better show furniture in the structure, designed to National[normal carpeted environment of Retail Furniture specifications, toj the home. And the carpeting, plus best display home furnishings, asjacoustical ceiling plaster through- they will be seen in the home.'out reduces noise, thus making CONGRATULATIONS FULLERTON'S READY MIX CONCRETE MIXED TO EXACTING SPECIFICATIONS CONCRETE PRODUCTS CO. 8th Wyoming S. W. EL 2-8760 ir INC. fine custom furniture WISHES EVERY SUCCESS IN THEIR NEW And BEAUTIFUL STORE SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE 1950 DAKOTA SO . HURON LEWIS PARKING GALOBB Items · w*' $i; : !«^ :· ''^,,^S llJP'f Hhftll.^Wllllllljllllilii l^'lte'lli'liMIBIlfe:;,,.. ,' . ·. . ;.;-,,. '. .^V ' ' '· «!'·* '^ "X,i *$$*.· '$·£ ^ : ' : -^. $P .S ^ki^ate ^f^Jf opens parking area, off the street. Fullerton Furniture was found-j ed thirty years ago. by the late! Carroll Fullerton, in a s m a l l i downtown location on Dakota Ave- nue. It was later expanded and moved to the Knights of Columbus I Building on Third Street, and then moved into the four story j building ai Third Street and Wis- iconsin Avenue. ! Following one of the most dis- astrous fires in the history of Hu-j ron, which completely destroyed! the Fullerton Furniture Building! in February 1962, the store wasj again operated from the Knights! of Coiumbus Building on Third! Street, which at the time housed Dakota Furniture, a subsidiary of Fullerton's. With the opening of the new store at 1585 Dakota Ave. South Fullerton's will again be under ( one roof. The former subsidiary,! 1585 DAKOTA Dakota Furniture will no ' · " " ·' - ~ Dperate. The 12 000 square foot structure;and office space. Storage space The store will be open from opening this weekend will be en-j will be maintained" in the two 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day dur- irely designated as a showroom'Fullerton warehouses in' Huron, ling the grand opening crm-ru- r- *. · , ! _ · · · ' . , , r ,i » - . - SOUTH: Pictured above is the new home of the r] Fullerton Furniture Company. 1585 Dakota Avenue South. Fullerton's is off-street Wednesday through Saturday. Fullerton's at its new location. · · · Fulertra Mrs. ti»« **' '«" t, /'· Ml , · .«i. -"Vv'W »»»'··»" V 1585 Dakota Avenue South ' ***·· President, Fullerton, and secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Shirley Five Locations In Thirty Years For Fullerton's Fullerton Furniture, celebrating the gran dopening of their new [furniture store at 1585 Dakota Avenue South this weekend, will have opened five times in new locations during a 30-year his- tory of furniture business in Huron. i Founded in his home in 1932 by (the late Carroll Fullerton,.. I store was first moved to 248 "Da- kota Avenue South in 1934 atic operated at this location until 1937. In 1937 the store was moved in- to large quarters at 56 Third St. S.E. into the Knights of Colum- bus Building. In 1939 the store was again moved- to larger quarters, t h i s time at Third Street and Wiscon- ^ ajtion. |jn Avenue., and. remained 1 in oper- at; '· this. Ipcatipn until this was /completely destroy- ed by fire hi February 1962. Following the fire, FuJlerton's reopened on a temporary basis back at 56 Third Street, while the new building -was being construct- ed. The grand ; . opening of this new building this weekend marks the fifth and final move of Fullerton Furniture. How their National Bonk helped the Coopers remodel a problem room -- on a budget! made mealtimes miserable for .the Coopers* + ? ernie ^J baby Jennie. But remodeling estimates seemed too PU 1 ° ff -? e ^ b ~TM^ the d ^ a « reas e fire on the stove Tn " W£dl and ceiling. Obviously, some repairs were necessary. Insurance would^pay.f or some of it - but how far could- they afford to go? t0 u k ^problem to' National Bank, where the Coopers had their home V e £7 b r ght ^ * '^king business. To help him, the bank me Imrovement Loan for remodeling and built-in appliances, S?veral years to brin § the Monthly cost weU within their new Mtche month EUie Co °^ cooke d a -triumphant dinner S National Families advantage -- their National i well. Wouldn't you like that advantage, too? Come in now, open a checking or a savings account, then use your National Bank for all it's worth. You'll find it's worth plenty to have the National Bank as a friend of the family. TVT_j_*^ t How about you? I ^| f t T1 I I Tl £1 I have a built-in advantag ·*· ^ *·*- VJLV/.1JLC4JL _ Bank knows them well. W Families have a built-in advantage "Names used here are fictitiou*. Your National Bank, like your doc- tor or lawyer, keeps the affairt of. its customers confidential.

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  1. The Daily Plainsman,
  2. 14 Aug 1962, Tue,
  3. Page 12

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