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Saturday Morning, August 18, roi THI Handy Dan Opens First Store in Lubbock Sunday One of Ihf fastest urowing l3o Chains in countrv' opens here Sunday, August 19 at 10 A.M. The 45,000 square foot Handy Dan Home Im- rovement Center opens in Lubbock for the first time. "he ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 3225 50th Street at Indiana Officiating at the ceremony will be Handy Dan's 75 Lubbock employees headed by store manager Juan and executives of Handy Dan Homt Improvement Centers, the parent corporation. Offering a completely new concept in retailing. Handy Dan strongly appeals to the home handy man, the talented THE SALE OF ALL ITEMS FIRST PRIZE A HANDY DAN PRIZES BLACK 8.
RADIAL ARM SAW WITH STAND RETAIL VALUE 299.95 SECOND PRIZE AKC REGISTERED MIN- ITURE FRENCH POODLE RETAIL VALUE 175.00 THOUSANDS OF BOARD FEET OF IT! FROM LADDERS TO SHEETROCK, WE HAVE IT THE LARGEST SELECTION IN TOWN' CABINET HARDWARE, TOOLS. LOCKS, NUTS, INTERIOR, EXTERIOR. STAINS, VARNISHES, AN- BOLTS. SCREWS, NAILS AND MUCH KITS, BRUSHES, ACCESSORIES! OVER 4,000 SHEETS OF IT! BATH VANITIES. TOILET SEATS, FAUCETS.
FIX IT NEEDS IN EXCEPTIONAL SELECTION! ARTISTS' NEEDS, FUN ITEMS FROM CANDLE MAK- WIRE, SWAG LAMPS, SWITCHES, DECORATOR ACING TO DECOUPAGE! CESSORIES AND MANY OTHERS! THIRD PRIZE 2.1 CUBIC FOOT PORTABLE GE REFRIGERATOR RETAIL VALUE 129.95 PLUS HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF DEPARTMENTAL PRIZES GET COMPLETE DETAILS AT HANDY DAN. NOTHING TO BUY NEED NOT BE TO WIN JUST REGISTER IN EACH MENT 45,000 SQ, FT. OF FINE MERCHANDISE FOR THE DOIT- YOURSELFERS, THE ARTS CRAFTSMEN THE HOME IMPROVERS' OR BROWSE IN EACH OF HANDY DAN'S UNIQUE INTERESTING DEPARTMENTS, YOU'LL LOVE IT' ON OVER 100 GRAND OPENING SUPER SPECIALS' FAMOUS BRANDS OF PLASTIC WARE, LARGEST SELECTION OF CAST IRON IN THE CITY! ijoiu "3itd! LONG LINES OF INTERESTED CUSTOMERS up for first look at a Handy Dan Improvtmant Cantar Opaning racantly. Wife with a creative flair, the arts and crafts fans, in fact any modern homemaker with a desire to the appearance of his home or apartment. -Much like a food super market, the store provides the shopper with a cart and he then leisurely through the dozens of departments stocked in unbelievable depth not.
of course, in foods but in every conceivable need for home improvement. I'pon completion of the simplified selection, the customer is checked out rapidly and is on his way to complete that pet project. concept was first applied over four ago by Handy Dan at its first two stores in San Antonio, where the idea became an instant hit with the homemaker. Since, stores have been opened in Austin. Waco, Corpus Christi, 'Fulsa, Oklahoma, four stores in the Houston area, two Dallas and now Lubbock.
have proved a favorite shopping habit seven days a week with eversone. as it is a true adventure just to browse through this emporium of home improvement materials. WIDELY DIVERSIFIED STOCKS The store comprises the merchandise normally found in lumber yards, hardware stores, electrical houses, plumbing shops, art stores, gift shops, garden centers, and areas of the department store, all combined under one roof for easy selection by the customer Sales personnel are well trained to offer in.stallation tips in every instance, and the store frequently conducts clinics, classes and demonstrations on a wide variety of improvement needs One of the most popular departments is lumber and building materials, where the handy man finds just what he needs for any building project from a simple birdhouse, a set of shelves or a fence to a shed, a room, or a house. Lumber is custom cut to order, with the first cut free, and there is a choice of easy-work fir, spruce, western red cedar, redwood or pine in practically popular dimension. A one-stop center, it features not only lumber, but prefinished paneling, roofing, flooring, doors and windows, insulation, ceiling materials, siding and much more.
mm HANDY DAN PROVES POPULAR with shoppars of awary aga; and they pack uniqua storat tavan days a weak' hardware department likewise offers remarkable scope in its stocks of builders and cabinet hardware, hand and power tools, a complete shelf shop with a wide variety of materials, designs and sizes, along with dozens of other features. Handy Dan is a haven or housewares with gifts and gadgets, and offers one of the greatest arravs of cast iron cookware in the city. A striking collection of unfinished furniture attracts the ladies, who also love to browse among the many lighting fixtures and accessories in the complete electrical department. Plumbing fixtures, supplies and repair needs are in the wide assortment at budget-conscious prices. The store offers famous brands in paint and associated aids, with custom mixing at no extra charge.
popular is the Patio Shop with requirement for better outdoor living. The arts and crafts shop is by young and old alike. There is more, to be sure, such as the bath shop, frame shop, floor and wall covering section, to name a fevs. but the only way to get the true impression of all that Handy Dan offers is by a personal visit to this amazing store. EXTRA CONVENIE.NCE GALORE Because the store appeals so strongly to member of the household, hours are set for the convenience of the entire family, with evening shopping until 9:00 five night.s a week.
Handy Dan also is open from 9 until 7 on Saturday, and from ten until six on Sunday, for the sale of items as applicable under Stale Law. Credit are welcome with either Bank Americard or Master Charge. Store Manager Juan Cortez is most enthusiastic about his new Home Improvement Center and about Handy entrance into the Market. is a pleasant and friendly city and I know the people of this area will appreciate the warm and helpful atmosphere we traditionally offer at our stated He continued, "We will do in our power to truly serve the customer at our store and give them help with their home projects, after all. the concept of Handy ABOUNDS at Handy Dan Do-lt-Yourialf Canttr! 3225 50TH STREET AT INDIANA.
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