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2.55 VALUE VALUE 3.59 VALUE 2.15 VALUE 3.4 VAL 3.35 q~ llA--The IM lakoff News, Thursday, Oct. 8, 1981 Business Brief t., 110 E. Mitcham, Malakoff 489-1292 t 24 HOUR WRECKER SERVICE TIRES & TUBES MONDAY-FRIDAY OPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY Donovan-Galvani this year Walter Fondren and Tom Burke of celebrates fifty years of fashion as the tlouston. Today the company produces third oldest women's garment missy sportswear under the Donovan- manufacturing facility in the state. Galvani label and missy dresses under Founded in 1931 by John Donovan to the Dovani of Dallas label. make women's daytime and cotton There are currently 400 employees dresses, it was called The Donovan with plants in Dallas, Ennis, Itasca and Manufacturing Co., and originallyMalakoff. They have nationwide boasted 12 sewing machines in itsdistribution. Dallas factory. Tom Brown, who joined the company Al Galvani bought the firm from in 1947 as a 50 cent an hour operator of a Donovan and was principal owner from fabric rolling machine, was named 1957 until 1980, when the company was Chief Executive Officer recently. Joe sold to Deerwood Corporation, by Hill, who has been with the company More than tO0 descendents of Johann Sebastian Bach have been cathedral organists. since 1955, became Senior Vice linen, butthat President. Ed Monaghan is Vice and that is what our President of Merchandising and Bill from us: easy wear, Ingram is Vice President of Manufac- they can depend upon." turing. Almost all the Primarily a double knit resource, the owner-operated firm has built a reputation for stylish, of whom have been cus easy-care clothes for the housewife or years or more. The 21 career woman, is made up of As Brown explains, "We had our been with the company toehold in the knit business and we years. stayed with it. Although we offer part of In reviewing the succeSS the line in newer fabrications, the heart enjoyed for half a centurY, of the line is still in polyester double plains, "The customers are s knits, portant part of our "But these are not the same products the shop owners we they were 15 years ago. We have knits responsibility is to that look like cotton, or silk, or wool or their customers demand." i COMPARE AT 9.95 ANTISEP11C 18 oz PACKETS 30's ReRula~ or OranRe tlavo~ 64oz. Regular or Mint %umrner. D,sposable Douche Regular, Herbal, Vinegar 2.99 VALUE w I I ~ I I ,0+c Rachet Socket Set 19.99 VALUE Bean Pets Stuffed Ammals - mmelm aer "+ Murine [ nli, i+ - o: analgesic Eye Drops SKIN CREAM i .km l ,. regular or DW aetr 'I 24's ,o, l m o oz ultra hold Jar J ' 2.99 VALUE ..... St. Joseph ASPIRIN TABLETS I I Baby Wash Cloths I ban Roll-On Deodorant 2.5 oz. 5.50 VALUE TABLETS -0 1 40's ' I mm.+m i DI.GEi LIQUID ,~ o,. "m~ , m /: ,:I .. ..... ,.+, +- ,, -..'" .... "'Y-+":& +. .+ +i I /+'+i+ef