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Freeport 6_10_37 - no beer can yet - ewingCo H, Robert^ president of th Girtf...
ewingCo H, Robert^ president of th Girtf Brewlhg ComfSittiy, brewers d 2«'Grattd Priste" beet, announces th npletlon of increased fadlltle additional new equipment an practically double the ca y.Mf, ttobem said, "We want be prepared for the continue^ ; Increase of Grand Prize sales," This is the . third 'enlargemen „. to&de of the brewery's facilities. Th |> cdmptiny, born slncie beer was legal ''»used In Texas, has enjoyed an almos phohominal growth. ,i Additions include new storage eel A&ta with 48 hew ageing tanks, 1 of Which have a 1300 barrel capacit; each, special all bronze pumps, new all bronze filters, coolers with al 'bronze fittings and copper tubing "new;refrigeration equipment and a ' comtJIete new section to the bottling department. The bottling department's new 'equipment Includes a double soake; • for sterilizing bottles, two automatic automatic fillers, two crowners, two labeling labeling machines, and a double pasteur- _ izer, along with necessary conveying machinery. With the expansion 32000 bottles per hour of properly aged beer can be turned out. , Additional structures consist ol ' a new 2-story office building of hol- . low tile construction, 48 feet 8 inches ' by 100 feet 8 Inches, and new ware' ware' house building of 16,000 square ieet to provide necessary bottle stor- 'fftge which will accomodate 48,000 cases of 24 bottles each. \ l ], , Frank Brortgriiez is vice president * In Charge,of production. Following •Vjn the footsteps of his famous fath- "6r, Frantz Brogniez, under whom he ^Studied, he uses the formula that ., .won world's first prize: a formula -- -handed down from father to son, " for generation to generation. Today Grand Prize beer is known as the largest seller In the South, and Its modern brewery Is wortc. famous. Texas Tourist Camp Trade Becomes Two Million Dollar Business With Advent Of Trailer, Tin Can Tourist With the inceptin of the trailer, the non-fllllng station camps in the and Hn can tourist trade, operation of tourist,camps,ln Texas has grown b a two million dollar business, according according to figures compiled by the Census Bureau. The Bureau's' report covers receipts receipts of all Texas tourist camps anc hows that the establishments took n a total of $2,589,000 during the /ear 1935, latest period on which figures are available. Apparently maintenance of a filing filing station at the camp is a boon o business, for the report shows state, went for meals and rental, while in the camps offering gas for sale, only $226,000 of the total $658,000 $658,000 was spent /or food and lodging. Merchandise sales in the filling station station camps amounted to $378,000 in the year In question, and the tourists tourists spent only 574,000 for such ,pur^ chases in the non-fllling. station camps. ••• ;. The tourist camp business has become become a big money industry it appears appears from the bureau's figures, the total amount spent in the nation's

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  1. The Freeport Facts,
  2. 10 Jun 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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