Owl Drug opens in Santa Ana with a 12 man soda fountain department 1937

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Owl Drug opens in Santa Ana with a 12 man soda fountain department 1937 - OWL DRUG STORE FORMALLY OPENS TOMORROW F. J....
OWL DRUG STORE FORMALLY OPENS TOMORROW F. J. Hiskey (top right) is the manager of the California drug chain's latest store, heads a staff of 26 regular employee 20 of whom »it residents of this city. Exterior of the store (top left) show* the modern store front, while the view below show* the interior of the establishment which boasts the latest type fixture* avail­ able. On the right below may be seen the elaborate *oda fountain fountain operated by Arthur Tye who head« a crew of 12. OWL DRUG FIRM READY FOR FORMAL OPENING TOMORROW yet ready to estimate the cost' non-irrigation months still remains, a plant here. | but cities the representatives on Garden Grove is the only other the board appeared confident that town to be considered and her rep- j the water could be run down the resentatives expressed the opinion j Santa Ana river, as San Bernar- while the matter had not been dino is disposing of her reclaimed studied, it appeared possible that.' sewage at present, in compliance this small center might prof- j with the state board of health's de- itably build its own treatment i mands. plant rather than enter into the ' The success of reclamation plants expensive line repair plan. | built by Ontario. E! Monte, Colton Three Objective* ®an Bernardino was referred rJZ “«rLSvfrJ“tIy°lSt„ pl.yin* aero» the *, Satarde, nigh, to dim»* the Owl', io.ufor.l the line, costing 6537,660 for all wwtted by north Orange county of- sale. Formal opening of the Owl Drug company’s latest and most modern unit will be observed Saturday, F. J. Hiskey, manager of the Fourth and Main street store, announced today. There will be the usual display of bright, kleig and search lights cities. Under the proposed j f*cials arrangement for individual treatment and reclamation plant it was by the north Orange county that three objectives might gained: Less cost to the individual cities; availability of the reclaimed water for irrigation; and satisfaction of the state board of in keeping the waste from into the ocean. The problem of disposing of the eclaimed water during the winter Beach Auxiliary Pians Poppy Sale HUNTINGTON BEACH, April 16.—Mrs. Marion Trichler, chairman chairman in charge of poppy sales for the American Legion Auxiliary here, reports her organization is in receipt of 1000 poppies. They will be on sale on the streets the Saturday Saturday before Memorial Day, that time being set aside by the auxiliary auxiliary as “Poppy Day” throughout the United States. Past presidents of the local unit will be honor guests at a social meeting of the organization April ¿2nd, Mrs. Adah Kirkpatrick, president, has announced. All past presidents are cordially invited to be present. The program will be in charge of Mrs. Maude Patrick. Mrs. Stella Jensen and Mrs. Ethel Kays are to act as hostesses during the evening. The child welfare department of the auxiliary, with Mrs. Maude Equipped with the latest fixtures,*1 * x-oom as are liquors and cosmetics. the elaborate store has been open a week and has surpassed even the expectations of the manager, he said. Hiskey came to Santa Ana from San Pedro. 25 Employes Twenty-five regular employes are on the staff of the new store. This, of course, does not include the extra help that will be needed to handle the week-end and sale trade, the manager said. Twenty of the employes of the store ha ve been residents of Hant.a Ana and are local people, while the other five members of the staff have established their homes here. The elaborate soda fountain is in charge of Arthur T.ve who has been with the Owl Drug Co. at San Diego Diego for the last 13 years. He will be in charge of 12 employes in his department. department. The new drug store has one of the latest air conditioning plants available. available. It is the only such unit in the west so far, Hiskey declared. Storage facilities are provided In the basement. Cigars and tobaccos, are kept in a special locked store The machinery for the fountain and air conditioning units are housed housed in separate rooms in the store basement where a large store room is located to stock general merchandise. merchandise. ‘‘We want Santa Ana to feel that the Owl Drug Co. is part of the city,” Hiskey stated. “We shall boost this city as we have the San Francisco exposition.” MENTAL LAPSE NEAR FATAL HUNTINGTON. Ind., (UP)—Leroy (UP)—Leroy Shockley struck a match to light a cigarette. The flame ignited ignited gasoline fumes and blew him out of his truck cab. He was bruised bruised and the truck was rescued by the city fire department. Good Insist

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  1. Santa Ana Register,
  2. 16 Apr 1937, Fri,
  3. Page 10

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