The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on May 28, 1952 · Page 10
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 10

Baytown, Texas
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Wednesday, May 28, 1952
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?A6B Ifr-THE BAYTOWN SUN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, I9C2 'Mr BEST WISHES FOP, SUCCESS IN ALL YOUR ENDEAVORS MOTORS, INC. Poniiac — Cadillac 700 W. Texas ii AND THAT'S WHY WE KNOW BPOE LODGE 1649 WILLRiSETO GREAT NEW HEIGHTS! CONGRATULATIONS OH YOUR NEW HOME! CHARLES SELIGMAN, PRES. YOUR LINCOLN-MERCURY DEALER We know that all Baytown is proud of the new Elks Building and the progress it represents. SAM PAINE The exterior of the new Elks portions o£ the ceiling: have re- location in the lodge hall of smoke masonry walls were bush-ham- building was finished with a white cessed fixtures to give additional traps so that the excessive con- mered and acid treated to clean dash coat of cement and the door- illumination where the cove light- centration of smoke can be re- off the old material and given new way accented with a pink Roman ing is not supplied. moved from the air without affect- concrete stucco surfaces which brick lattice The character of the The entire building is wired for ing the operation of the entire were thoroughly waterproofed. The building 15 that of Privacy wthout a bHc address sys6tem with the S y ste m. entire floor was replaced with a microphone and amplifier being The present building was con- four inch insulating concrete pad. 10Cated near the s ^^^ rostrum structed over the bid building Onto the back of the old build- n the lodge haIL *" ^e speakers shell. The steel trusses set on pipe teg a new addition Avas built ca f ** - building can be °P erated *>1«»" ^ere reinforced to more contain the club offices mech ar - from ^ one location so that for than double their previous ical room, store rooms and addv Cfowds ^ doors befcween stren g th> TW maso nry which en- tional sanitary facilities. A new hal1 ' ^en' s club room closed them was broken away so coping and * that it be at the ""> water jraded'and r - : installe< as "well a"s "3. sidewafk and parkin the side of the buil- A'ill insure the mem- comfortable NEW ELKS Lodge c lubrooms on Market. 217 West Texcs 2996 Harold Beadle Runs Elks' Club Rooms In turf active onurge of the club lodge is Harold Beadle, a newcom- rooms in the new Baytown Elks' store buildings which surround it and still had a distinctive appearance. The ga?den plots at the entrance „„. ... . ... , , --- n *u eliminate any commercial atmos- am j ^ e Iou ."Se ?an. a11 be opened they could move freely without over all the phere and establish a division be- a " du ** ent>re b ™™"*S be utilized, cracking the structure. "^W? 8 * tween the busy streets outside and wkh assurance that everyone will This will allow the steel frame to t h « buildmg_t« the more relaxed feeling of the be able to see and hear - expand and contract independent- away from the club quarters. The entire club quarters are air ly of the masonry surfaces. The The entire site was -...,,. Members and their guests ap- conditioned with zone controls so trusses which support the ceiling a black-top parkins lot .nstautu, proach the club either by a walk tnat temperatures may be main- over the Lodge Hall were raised directly from Market or by the tamed at a comfortable level in and inverted so that the load curb along canopy leading onto the parking the various parts of the building, hangs from them similar to a sus- ding. This Tnmiortaaie let. They enter a foyer which is The same ducts are employed for pension bridge. This gave the lodge bers _ and visitors ,* >" thdr paneled in Philippine mahogany heating as well a* cooling and all room the additional ceiling heighth walking surtace to a™, excellent and crowned with a groined ceil- outlets are through ceiling diffus- that it needed to make it a pleas- cars, as wen as pro% uu ing. The floor is covered in onyx ers Of particular interest is the antly proportioned room. The old drainage, rubber into which is inlaid the emblem of the lodge. In this room also there is provision for the removal and checking of wraps through a cloak room window. From the foyer you enter the main gallery. This is finished with a patterned floor indicating the main rooms of the club quarters. The left hand wall is cherry brick, laid up with light mortar. The right hand wall is rough textured and painted a light lime green. The ceiling is composed of accous- tical glass tile which is supported by aluminum beams and headers. The aluminum beams carry the main lines of sight to the far end of the hall where the double doors enter into the main lodge hall. Just to the left of the doors to the main, lodge hall there is_ a. fountain whose constantly moving waters provide very pleasant sound effects. The club's lounge has, on the floor, a large basket weave ^ pattern executed in green and ivory tile, which compliments and reflects the patterned ceiling. The ceiling itself is irne in rectangular blocks of accoustical tile. The wainscot in this room is hand grained in a vertical texture and painted a color to harmonize with the wall pattern. The side walls are papered in a metallic paper which matches the dominant pattern of the room set by the jungle flowers which fill the panels between the brick plasters at the end of the room. The furnishings of this room were all finshed with harmonizing colors, using lacquers, satins and stabilized plastics. The mens club room floor is laid in a harlequin pattern of tan and brown tile. The brick wainscot is carried from the doors into the room and forms the refreshment counter. The other walls are finished in wiped weathered pine, topped by a trophy rail. The wall adjoining the lodge hall consists of a 30-foot opening which can be closed with a sliding door. This feature is provided so that the area of/both the men's club room and the lodge hall can be combined for special functions, either social or of a business nature. The ceiling in the men's club room carries out the aluminum beam pattern with accoustical title between them. The card room, which opens oft the mens Club' room, is vertical wood paneling painted in an eye- resting tone. The lodge hall itself is floored with mahogany ParqueL The walls are done in a lime Philippine mahogany, hand rubbed, lacquered and pumiced. The ceiling is coffered and that portion covered with accoustical tile and an aluminum grid supporting the tile. The lower portions of the ceiling are finished with a light texture. The lighting throughout the building is ^recessed, either semi- indirect or totally indirect- A new type of fixture was used in the lounge room and the men's club room. This fixture is fully recessed but still provides an indirect light source which is further diffused by egg crate louvers. The combination of the indirect source and the diffusing grille results in an even light of high intensity without j;Iare. Certain fixtures are spotlighted by recessed lights with lenses to focus the illumination. WE KNOW YOU'LL ENJOY V. C. NORTHCUTT, INNER GUARD — Victor C. Northcutt Is Inner guard of the Ba>to\vn Ell:s' ledge. He. was born in LexJnfclon, Okla., July 28, 1910, and moved with his family to Bnjtown in 1924, where he has resided since. At the present time, he is a "member of the sales department at Culpepper Furniture Co. North cutt, •with.'his wife,'Mrs.'-Anita Northcutt and daughter, Zon» Paul, resides at 404.West James, er to Baytown, and a man with more than 25 years of active hotel administration experience. He was born in Albia, Iowa, Jan. 15, 1909 and lived most of his life iri and near Des Moines. Prior to accepting the opportunity of becoming steward of the Baytown Elks, Beadle was assistant manager of the Hotel Fort Des Momes in the Iowa capitoL Beadle and his wife, Evelyn, have two sons, Tom and Terry Beadle, and reside at 3114 Iowa. He became a member of the Elks while in Des Moines, and is being transferred to Baytown lodge. SECURE FUTUR! HAROLD BEADLE Burglars, Beware! LUMBERTON, Miss. —flPS— The Lamar County jail at Purvis is becoming used to men. who made the same mistake—trying to burglarize Montgomery's service station here. The total has reached five. All were captured by Deputy Sheriff John Moon. He lives next door to the station and is a "light sleeper." INSURANCE AGENCY 907 SOUTH MAIN ... DIAL 8243 INSURANCE COUNSELLORS FOR BAYTOWN LODGE 1649, B.P.O.E. The lodge room itself is lit by a r continuous indirect cove. The/lower ,- We join in the wishes for success fo the Elks in the handsome new home. Especial Best Wishes to HAROLD BEADLE Irene and Bill Reichart FINEST IN QUALITY BAYTGWN"S EXCLUSIVE STORES FOR WOMEN llfSast Side: H5 Bsst^Texas •'-.- . West Sidfe: 3207 Minnesota R, L. WRIGHT leading Houston E gi "e» PI SK To Be E. C. HARTRICK LOYAL KNIGHT—Ernest Carroll Hartrick is loyal knight of the Baytown Elks Lodge. He is employed in the railroad department at the Baytown Refinery nnd^has been a resident of Baytown since 1937. Hartrick was born December 31, 1900, at Little River. The Hartricks reside at 1708 Utah St. THAT'S GOSPEL TJttUTH PENNEY FARMS, Fla. —(HE)—A local minister reported that one of ;his New Hampshire Reds laid an egg 10 inches in length and seven inches in circumference. The egg weighed half a pound and contained two perfectly formed eggs of average size. Raymond L. Wright of Houston will be the principal speaker at the dedication services of the new Baytown Elks Lodge at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Lodge room. Wright has been a member of the Houston Elks lodge for 34 years, is a past exalted ruler, and honorary life member. ~ He has filled several offices in the grand lodge organizaztion, is a past president of the Texas Elks State Association, and is now serving- a tern\ as secretary-treasurer of the Texas Elks' Crippled Childrens* Foundation. He was the exalted ruler of the Houston Elks at the time the Baytown lodge was instituted by Houston in 1941. He resides at 2130 Looscan Lane in Houston and heads the Wright Land Co. GOOD LUCK BPOE LODGE 1649 WE KNOW YOU'LL BE HAPPY IN YOUR NEW HOME MOTOR CO. 420 W. TEXAS AVENtJE 600 W. TEXAS AYE.

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