From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, May 2, 1963

Open house, celebrations by business firms promise busy weekend

An open house… an anniversary celebration… a special showing of appliances… a grand opening… all scheduled here promise a busy weekend in Oneonta.

Lemley Funeral Chapel will hold open house in its lovely and spacious new chapel on the Birmingham highway Sunday afternoon. The public is cordially invited to tour the contemporary structure.

Cornelius Super Saver is offering special values Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during their 17th anniversary celebration. Joining with Tal, Grace, and Jerry Cornelius are the many customers who have profited from their services over the years.

To their customers, Tal, Grace, and Jerry say, “At the beginning of our 18th year in business we want to acknowledge our warm appreciation of your patronage. Our continued efforts over the past 17 years to bring to you the finest possible foods at the lowest possible prices have been mutually beneficial… quality and savings for you and growth in size and volume for us.

“We pledge to you during our 18th year to give untiring attention to providing quality foods for your table at prices that will be easy on your food budget. Shop with us this week — and every week — for real savings. You’ll always find a friendly welcome at Cornelius Super Saver.” Bains Electric and Furniture Company is offering special showings of home appliances during the “grand opening” welcoming Westinghouse Home Appliances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Among the festivities will be a drawing Saturday afternoon for a Shetland pony.

Buettner Quality Homes manager Amos Stewart invites inspection of the Quality Home display at its location on highway 75 east during grand opening Saturday and Sunday. Visitors are welcome to come tour the home.

Blountsville has new ice plant

J.W. Phillips, Jr. has opened a new self-service ice plan in Blountsville behind the Amaco Station. Open day and night, Blountsville Ice Company offers ice at 35 cents a bag.