The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on October 7, 1959 · Page 12
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 12

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OBSERVATIONS Texas, Wed., Octob*_7, 1961 THE BRAfcOBPORT TACTS ? re " F '9 ht 'ng Gear Goal Of Freeport Fund Drive ,S^§5^ ^K^witlWl^tSliw^" *' <°~'"«°"^ wilt be .1 think our souiht-for , •t Ik *«««ttm Simpson Freeport Station of the Fr»«. pert Vbluntw* Fir* D«pirtm*nt ii Issuing i call fat contributions with which to buy bunkw suits -and helmets for personal protection of It* members in fttfrtlng fires. The call is b«lng Issued this week in • circular letter ad- dfeased to "Dear Foil;,-."; >Ti* r*V>«tJBworthy, timely ;<nd - —.. *„ «iabiuiiui xire ,rre-; ventlon Week, «nd that at the Frteport Station there are 40 volunteer members on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Also pointed out: a reduction In fire Insurance premium up to 25 per cent; credit for train ed volunteer personnel who with n* i ~* ; , Urn, Jh, f monetar y eompensa- attend the Texas A and M Fire- tlon whatever. :mcn and Flre „ ha , Schoo , n«(d ftrf™" nt , numbe ? °' icach y^; and keeping up to CU*.-'«ri?r T? eosl*ll. e jd«te on the latest teaching} rfn« T 1 * , ta "^W "- d •'«» flRhling equipment a-pproxlmately $ie3,P00 1 through membership io th Bra. zorla County Fireman's Assocl ation. During 1938, the Freepnrl Station Volunteer^ fought 101 fires within the City limits, besides answering calls for various emergencies, Such as stand-by at wrecks* explosions, local and county disasters. The bunker suits and' helmets, said Dwlght tAirvey, one of the two paid firemen who combine to ke'ep 24-hour duty at the station, will protert the firemen from Intense heat to a large extent, and help keep them from damaging or ruin' ing their personal clothes. The firemen volunteers give their services and should not be required or left to sustain clothing losses. It Is estimated that the cost per man to provide the bunker su;u and helmets will be 961.80, or a total expenditure of $S47J, This Is what the men would like to raise through "your contribution, large or small." Enclosed with the letter were fight-fire seals. The address i» P.O. Box 924, Freeport. INTERESTING ECHOES There comes from E. C. Rea, former mayor of Lake Jackson: "I think our sought-for city park of over 100 acres In the 'thumb' of Oyster Creek can be one of the most beautifu: m the state, and' even though the price tag of about $550 per acre put on the land by the state seems high, it is my opinion that many years from now people can look back and sa> that the purchase was very wise and most worth while. UNHEARD OF LOW PRICES I RUBBER FOAM ENSEMBLE MATTRESS AND BOX SPRINGS REG $119,95 Rea can visualize • dam across the lower end of th« oop in the creek that could serve Several purposes. It would create a good place tor small boat maneuvers In re- creative sport, better fishing, and a more beautiful thrfee- side border for the park in addition to its attractive shad* trees on high ground. Then, too, such a dam, not too high to cause flooding of the park ground, Would keep back brackish water that migh( back up jfrom the Gulf whert water in the creek was low. That idea suggests that if the need should arise some good water from above the dam for limited purpom alriri < It III look! It won't be long you can hew . t new fire truck it Oystor community, th« is tt'ru not too far »w«y. Art eld f received from Attg wen repaired arid is use. Its echoes win minder of the slertnm progress made by the it* voluntary fire deplitmekf Oyster Creek. (Continued On Pig* MS Come In And 69 run SIZE TWIN SIZE .. .$59.95 RAMBO THROW PILLOWS SKQND'IIG WC?IK OF SAVINGS $ 00 HUERYl QUANTITI LIMITED! INNERSPRING MATTRESS ONLY 19 FANCY STRIP TKKING BOX SPRINGS TO MATCH $19.95 SPECIAL PURCHASE ri,^r. ft .J.. LAMP SALE SMART HEW TREE aid POLE LAMPS POLE $7.95 TREE LAMPS $9.95 STYLED IN KEEPING WITH EVERY DECOM SLEEPERS SPECIAL All REVERSIIU FOAM CUSHIONS CHOKE OF COLORS J - : " ''..-• REG 189.95 149 fUU INNERSPRING MATTRESS INCLUDED 95 HIPIUS SALE (FACTORY OVER STOCKED) HECK THESE FEATURES . u SIZE HOLLYWOOD BOOKCASE BED Lustrous finish in Limed Oak PliBtidiid finish.. stain nd scnridi Snwrt D^conrtof Brass oocBits lasting construction Mahogany Drawer Bottoms GfioVlasy Drawers... can't stici^tip or warp. Additional Matching Pieces to choose from PANEL IED NIGHT STAND NO TRADE IN ON SALE 3DJUt>... DESK DRESSER 3 DRAWER CHEST MIRRORS......5 HWY2M AN S ClUTE TILTING RECLINERS CHOICE OF COLORS REGULAR $59.95 '39 95 3 PIECE BEDROOM SPECIAL DOUBLE DRESSER, CHEST, AND BOOKCASE BED WALNUT OR GRAY RUSH KGULAR $149.95 / NOWOWY IRONZ 01 HACK 5PC DINETTE REG $69.95 8PC. d INCLUDING GLAMOROUS TV HOSTESS WAGOK BRONZTONE AND BRASS 36" X 40" SIZE DINETTE MfG UST $139 '99 N

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