The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 28, 1963 · Page 10
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 10

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*v© '^r -W f t f" ^<ft^HJV ^fjVtfi^i ll.il ' ..»£ OTTAWA HERALD Thursday, March J8, 1963 ime Rolls On So Cover Moving Sbps ™ Jr THE FAMILIAR NAME, Cover Moving and Storage Company, has been removed from use by recent approval of Kansas Corporation Commission of Mte and transfer of common carrier authority and all rolling stock of firm to Best Truck lines, Inc. Barley P. Cover Sr., who operated line for 50 years, is shown here driving one of company's trucks in 1919. When this truck was in use the firm had been in operation for 36 years, having been established in 1883 by the late Phil Cover. The truck shown here traveled more than 200,000 miles and wore out four sets of hard rubber tires. Firm began with horse-drawn drays and purchased its first motor-driven vehicle hi 1912. They Come To See Where The Buffalo Roam By DARWINNE HAKANSON . Written for The Associated Press PRATT, Kan. (AP)-One of the most awsome sights for early American travelers crossing the great plains was a stampede of frightened buffaloes. Today small herds of buffaloes, kept at five game reserves in Kansas, are also an awesome sight to tourists—and many drive miles out of their way to see them. The largest herd is at the 3,529- acre reserve south of Garden City. Other herds are near Calista in Kingman County," at the Meade County State Lake, the 2,560-acre Maxwell game refuge in McPher- son County, and at the Crawford County State Lake No. 1 north of Pittsburg. A rancher in Scott County has a private herd of bison in a pasture adjacent to the state lake. The largest herd in the United States is in Yellowstone National Park. The herd in Kingman County attracts U.S. 54 travelers, many of whom had never seen a buffalo except in pictures. A full - grown bison measures five to six feet high at the shoulder and weighs almost 2,000 pounds. An estimated 60 million are said to have roamed the plains at one time. From about 1840 on, white hunters slaughtered so many that by 1890 only 1,000 head of buffalo remained. Just before the turn of the century, they had almost vanished. The few that were mostly privately owned. The American and Canadian governments purchased these few and put them on reserves to save them from extinction. The bison soon began to increase. A number of buffaloes are sold annually from each of the five game areas in Kansas, in compliance with the wildlife management plan of the Kansas Forestry Fish and Game Commission. Approval by the Kansas Corporation Commission of the sale of the Cover Moving and Storage Co. to Best Truck Lines, Inc., removes from the Kansas scene the oldest name in the moving and transfer business in the state. The name Cover goes back to 1883 when the late Phil Cover established a transfer business, using horse-drawn drays to move household goods and merchandise and anything else Ottawans wanted moved from one place to another. A half century ago his son, Harley P. Cover, took over the operation of the transfer line and purchased the first motor-driven truck for use in transfer work in Ottawa. The truck was used along with horse-drawn vehicles for some time. At one time during the 50 years the line has been operated by Harley Cover, the firm was using or more trucks, serving an area of 27 states, and Cover trucks went over much of the nation in a regular transfer and hauling activity. For many years when Phil Cover was operating with horse- drawn vehicles, he was the man Ottawans looked to when a heavy object or piece of machinery needed to be moved from one place to another. This work was continued by Harley P. Cover. The firm moved anything from pianos to printing presses and conducted a storage business also in the building at 334 N. Main which now is owned by Best Truck Lines. Harley Cover, who is retired, las found time through the years o be active in civic affairs and las been known as Ottawa's >arade man. He has created many >eautiful floats for parades at Christmas time and at other ipecial seasons of the year. Mr. and Mrs. Cover live at [432 S. Main. 53 DINETTE SETS Must Be Sold By Saturday, March 30 All Marked 1 Down to... •- Plus A « FREE Pair of Shoes! .. Even at '/ 2 PRICE .. You still get, as an extra bonus, any pair of shoes you desire - regardless of price -- expertly fitted by Gene O'Connor of O'Connors Shoe Store. "The Small Store with The Big Deal" WHITE'S K BARGAIN Store • SELF - SERVICE I I I I I I I I 132 S. Main Ottawa, Kansas JWSr >\/?R/Vf D -- NEW SPRING FABRICS Over 10,000 Yards of New Styles & Patterns BEAUTIFUL EMBOSSED COTTONS For Pajamas and House Goats W JrC yard 3 $1.00 Open Wed. anrl Sat • 9 A.M. to " P.M • 80 Square Material What You've Been Wanting Prints and Solids Washable 3 yards £] A A for 9 I • UU Deluxe PATTERNS and PRINTS Wash & Wear 49* * I I I GARDENERS SPECIAL for 1963 Vegetables and Flowers SEED 15c and 20c Packages ONLY 7c 50 H. Plastic Garden HOSE 88c I. I Furniture & Appliance "Your Franchised G.E. Dealer" 330 S. Main CH 2-4637 Men's White Short Sleeved Dress SHIRTS Men's White SHIRTS 4 For 39c per yd. Ideal For Washable Dresses and Blouses •••• Automotive SPECIALS J Phillips 66 Unique 19 qt. J Fluid 29qt. No. 7 Car Wax .... $1.39 _ No. 7 Wash and Wax 88c • M.O.A. Engine | Conditioner 99c • Brake Fluid ....... 59c ' Whitewall Cleaner . . 88c I I 90 Volt TRANSISTOR BATTERIES Ladies BABY DOLL Pajamas i i • i i E nd Clearance On Used Merchandise Due to the expansion of our trading program -- our used department is bulging at the seams - We must sell $4,000.00 of used merchandise by Mar. 31st. Here are a lew Examples: 1. 15 cu. ft. International Harvester Chest Type freezer -- good sealed unit — Has 28" x 28" sharp freeze area - Lustrous white "Dulux" finish backed on over Bondente « Float-up lid - Has current failure alarm - All this and its guaranteed -- A Best Buy at only 49.95 2. 36" Philco Electric Range -- Large oven -- Timer - Good Finish -- This Range has everything - Good work area -- Storage compartment -- Guaranteed. Only 49.95. 3. Two 1962 model 30" Coronado Demonstrator Ranges - Flame Master Oven « Has timer -- Small Appliance outlet - The works - While they last 128.88. 4. 39" Blond Youth Bed-- Complete with Plastic covered mattress - detachable Side Rails -- Good condition. Only 19.95. 5. 48" Rollaway Bed -- Complete with Cotton mattress-Good steel coil springs -Good Costers - Hurry Only 15.88. 6. 1.5 ft. G.E. Upright freezer -- Sold new for 350.00 - Has Storage Basket -- Like new condition -- Buy now 149.95. 7 Near New 3 piece Sectional -- All foam rubber cushions - Nylon frieze cover dry kiln construction -- Our low price was 149.95 - E.O.M. Price 99.50. 8. 5 Piece used Dinette Set - Formica top table « 4 matching chairs -- chrome finish - Now 14.95. 9. Kenmore Automatic Washer and Dryer Combination -- Famous Turbo-ma- tic ~ Space Saver model -- 3 position water temperatures - 3 heat drying temperatures « Perfect inside and out -Sealed transmission -- 99.95 -- Normal installation at no charge. 10. Perfect condition -- Walnut corner table -- A Real Beauty -- No mars on this one - L-Shaped upper shelf -- An attractive addition to any living room « Sold new for 44.95. Buy now for 24.95. 11. 1962 model Coronado 13 cu. ft. chest type freezer -- Demonstrator model ~ Holds 450 Ibs. frozen foods-Tecumseh Sealed unit - Dry wall construction -- All copper tubing counter balanced lid « 4 year left on warranty -• all this for only 138.88. 12. One of the Best -- Kelvinator 2 door Refrigerator -- 104 Ib. freezer compartment -- Moist Master model « 2 crispers - adjustable shelf » Looks Perfect « Runs Perfect - Slashed to 119.95. 13. 21" RCA Blond Low-Boy Television -- Wide angle viewing screen -aluminized picture tube-Power chassis -- Good Styling -- Deluxe model -- Slashed to 99.50. 14. 21" Coronado Console T. V. aluminized picture-Power chassis-Custom model - Guaranteed - While it lasts 59.88. 15. 21" Silvertone Low-Boy Television good mahogany cabinet -- Produces very clear picture -- Has high voltage picture power - Good styling — Guaranteed - E.O.M. Special Price 69.95. 16. BRAND NEW 5 piece Dinette Set - Formica top table has extra leaf Chrome wire Back Chairs - Real Buy from Chrome Craft and only 49.95.

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