Collector Humphrays

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COMMERCIAL MEN DISCUSS BEACH BBEAKWATEE AND COHCEETE HIGHWAY. Reports from delegate! to the In- tracoa*tal Canal Association meeting held at Orange Nov. 21 and 21 and supplementary reports on the proposed sane-catching breakwater for the beach front and on the proposed concrete highway' Golveaton to Houston wore made last night at the bi-monthly meetins of the board of directors and advisor? board of the Galveiitnn Commercial Association, held In the directors' room of the Cotton Exchange and Board of Trade. i H. A. Black and Humphreys told of Robert Wado the waterway convention at Orange, the survey now "being: made of the Ualveston- Sablne section and of the demand for a nine-foot canal from Now Orleans to Brownsville. George Bealy, president of ths association, reported progress on the proposed sand-catching breakwater to be built on the jfulf front, «ayinc that he had conferred with several '·nftaeern and that the. project had every appearance of being feasible. George K. Marshall reported that ho is compiling Information on the proposed concrete Gnlvcston-Hous- ton highway. conferring with officials and that he would have definite deums for the next meeting. Finances for the cnming year to begin Jan. 1 will be budgeted by Uio executive and finance committees during the next week. F. V. Romano. chairman of the Galvestan delfgailon to gr»et Gent-mi Armando Diaz during his visit to Houston on Thurnday, reported an interesting Interview with the war hero. The association doe» not % solicit advertising for Us publications. However. a (number of business men have asked that advertising be included in the annual port book now in the bund* of the printers i^id such advertising J»s been accepted, the De u to living, ace of you in In idea* An in nick No. with »een role* star the place beautiful Gordon close pily. proceeds to , sed toward defraying a small part of the expense of publishing thu book, 10,000 copies of which, «:··! to b« printed by the first of the yar, There arc several pages available for further advertising. and GalveBton merchants who care to be Included in the port book xhni;ll cnmrnunicMf w i t h I. D. Me- Jtaster, secretary of th« association, within the next few days. of To In Association, la*t been

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 03 Dec 1921, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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  • Collector Humphrays

    TXHooper – 12 Jun 2013

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