Abilene Reporter-News Jan. 10, 1937 p. 36
Stamford Firms Begin Year With Several Changes STAMFORD, Jan. 0.--(AC)--The first week in the new year has brought several changes and improvements improvements to business places in Stamford. The Stamford Motor company, representative of the Ford Motor company, has been purchased by a newly organized company which took over the operation of the business in the week. Tile officers of the new organization organization are Glenn Hess, of Lubbock, president; A. N. Eeed Jr., of Stamford, Stamford, vice president, and Miss Ruby Lee Brooks, formerly of Lubbock. secretary-treasurer. Mr. Hess has been in the automobile business In Lubbock for a number of years, Mr. Reed has been connected with the Ford agency In Stamford.. Miss Brooks has been with the Ford representative In Lubbock for the pat 14 years. She came to Stam- foi'd Wednesday to make her home. The Blue Bonnet Beauty Shop, operated by Mrs. R. P. nines, from the mezzanine floor of the Lindsay drug store to the location on North Swenson avenue formerly occupied by the Hand Made Hat shop. Miss Euby Rice, owner of hat shop, has moved It to her on West Oliver street. The cafe owned and operated by Nat Wash on the south side of square, has been redecorated, fixtures fixtures repainted and indirect lighting lighting has been installed. The Kinney funeral homes of Haskell and Stamford have been combined in one and all equipment and furniture has been moved to Stamford. The mercer has brought three licensed cmbajmers to the Stamford firm, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Kinney, and their son, George, said to be the youngest licensed embalmer embalmer in Texas. The day and night service station station operated by H. E. Sorrell, on North Swenson avenue, Is being remodeled and Improvements will be completed about February 1. The building is owned by G. C. Carothers Carothers and the remodeling .is being done by W. A. Simpson, contractor.' p. M.