Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on July 2, 1976 · Page 17
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 17

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EARLY DAYS OF the sugar beet campaign found farmers moving their product to factory by wagons, right. Later, Garden City Western Railway Co. went modern and "Old Two Bits" served the sugar beet harvest many years. The engine is now in Finnup Park. (Photos courtesy of Rintoul Photography). THIS WAS the scene on July 28, 1906 as the Garden City Company's sugar beet processing plant was being constructed. 50 YEARS OF PROGRESS OUR CORNER IN LATE 1920 OUR CORNER TODAY ^ Save $ 21-2 weeks only! Have a fabulous fur- II H nf ¥ ii COMPLETED AND in operation, the sugar factory at the time of this picture had a capacity of 1,000 tons of beets daily. Black Powder Guns to Boom RATON, N.M. - Black powder cannons, rifles, muskets and handguns are roaring and flaming through July 5 on the grounds of the National Rifle Assn.'s Outdoor Center at Raton, New Mexico. The old-style guns, their shooter-owners and a throng of visitors from five states are at the center to help the nation celebrate its 200th birthday in a manner befitting its origins. Co-hosts for the shoot are the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Assn., N.M.L.R:A. member clubs in New Mexico, and the N.R.A. The occasion is what the N.M.L.R.A. calls its South Central Territorial Championship, calculated to pull in shooters from New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Kansas to compete in national level matches. About 400 to 500 competitors are firing smoothbore, flintlock muskets, which were the principal small arms of the Revolutionary War; caplock "Minie" rifles of the Civil War Colt and Remington revolvers and single shot "Kentucky" pistols; Pennsylvania-Kentucky long rifles and even cannon. In all, over 40 matches are slated. Some of the arms used will be well preserved originals, but many will be modern manufactured reproductions of the old guns. \ '' Page4A Garden City Telegram Friday, July 2,1976 Chas. E. Staley Fire Extinguishers 48 Years Of Service To The Garden City Area. 1973 1976 Garden City Garland was first opened in 1973 under the leadership of Don H. Johnson and Glenn Moore. A little later it came under the ownership of Collid Salem and Glenn Moore. In 1975 Mr. Moore assumed complete ownership. He and his employee Helen Knipp strive to give the people of Garden City the best in used car and truck sales. GARDEN CITY GARLAND W. Hiway 50 Garden City, Kansas you re a step ahead of the eason you be dollars ahead in savings and way ahead in $84 Will be '105 after July 17th Our handsome wool/nylon plush pant topper lavished with full collar of imported rabbit hair*! With all the splendid tailoring you can expect from a famous manufacturer. Slashed and circled pocket treatment, smart fitting double breasted style. Camel, grey, blue, terra cotta. Sizes 6-18. 10% down will hold your purchase 'til September—come In today! •Furs labeled to show country of origin OPEN 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM. MON. THRU SAT. THURSDAY UNTIL 8:30 \ \

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