Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 26, 1976 · Page 36
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 36

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$347,040 Spent by Bell on Modernization Northwestern Bell spent $347,040 for growth and modernization in Carroll in 1975, according to Wayne Weeks, manager. Part of the total $347,040 was spent in the central office for additional call handling equipment. Buried cable was placed in the Parkview addition and along Grant Road. This was done to replace cables used to capacity and provide for future growth. In late March an ice storm caused major damage to poles and wires above ground. However, all the rural customers are served by buried storm-proof cable now. Most have private lines and service is much improved. Carroll customers make about 34,500 local calls a day from 7,829 telephones. This represents a gain of 263 Masons Undecided on a New Building Plans are still "up in the air" about the construction of a new Masonic Temple, according to Don Prior, worshipful master of Signet Lodge No. 264 A.F.& A.M. The Masons have made no plans to sell their present three-story structure located at 527 North Adams St. This building, built in 1913, presently houses Walters Appliance Center on the ground floor and several other business firms on the second. The top floor is used for meetings and social events of all Masonic bodies and also the Order of the Eastern Star, Assembly of Rainbow Girls and DeMolay Chapter. The floor consists of a kitchen, dining room, parlor, secretary's office and the large meeting room. Any transactions concerning the building project of land acquisition are to be handled through the board of trustees of the Masonic Temple of Carroll. William Schaefer is president of the board. Signet Lodge sponsors the Hugh de Payen chapter, Order of DeMolay, and contributes to several Masonic charities. Financial donations are made to the Masonic Sanitarium at Bettendorf, Rowley Memorial Masonic Home near Perry and Grand Lodge benevolences which Bid need Masons, Masonic widows and orphans. The lodge's "stop-gap" charity fund gives emergency assistance. Lodge affiliation and religious denomination are not considered in the distribution of these funds. Membership in the Masonic Lodge is open to all "men of good character" who believe in a Supreme Being." The Carroll Lodge was chartered in 1870. Other Masonic bodies in Carroll include Copestone Chapter No. 78, Royal Arch Tlmci H»rald, Carroll, la. A Friday, March 26, 1976 ^ phones in 1975 and 2,549 more than 10 years ago. Carroll is one of the largest toll switching centers in Western Iowa. There are 599 long distance circuits terminating here to serve Carroll and 28 surrounding towns. The Carroll exchange has 50 Masons; Azgad Commandery No. 63, Knights Templar, and Cryptic Council No. 38, Royal and Select Masters. Masons also may be members of the Order of the Eastern Star. The A.F. & A.M. lodge is the highest in rank. Several dinners are being planned for 1976 along with a special activity in honor of George Washington's birthday, Prior said. SOLAR HEATER HONOLULU (AP) - A solar water heater was used to heat coffee for visitors at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Hawaiian Energy House, a 'University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Architecture experimental dwelling. Designed to use the sun- and wind for more than 75 per cent of its power needs, the house is being built to take advantage of maximum natural ventilation and light while meeting the need for lower cos.t housing. Solar collectors, installed on the roof, will heat water. A wind generator outside the house will provide some of the electricity. l*lllflMlllllllllltHIIIIIIIIIIIIJ|||ll|lll HI I llllllll|l|lllll|lll|MJ IIIIHIIIMf HI li SATISFACTION IS OUR RULE ANY WAY YOU MEASURE IT a a CARROLL LUMBER c c 0 0 a f i r L FOR THE HOME When we help you plan your building project you are sure to have quality in your finished product. . . because quality starts with the building materials. Planning with us assures you of the right grade of lumber for the particular job. When you plan your, home, remember you get quality lumber reasonably priced at Carroll Lumber. FOR THE FARM A modern farm is a profitable farm. We have the supplies to help make it rriodern. Fence posts, fencing of all kinds, pole barns, farrowing sheds, machine sheds, garages and all materials necessary for the new construction, remodeling or repair of your home. Our planning assistance will help you keep your farm up-to-date. And our free estimates will provide the cost before you start. Also Astro Buildings available. FOR INDUSTRY Warehouse, storage sheds, machine shops, garages, etc. — for quick economical construction of the buildings you need, consult with Carroll Lumber Co. Our flexible plans and designs permit quick, permanent construction at low cost. FOR REMODELING There is a totally new concept in home improvement which will bring striking new beauty to any room in your home . . . faster and easier than you'd ever dream possible. Want an idea? Come in for many suggestions and ideas on home improvement. RAPID SERVICE DEPT. Includes many items for the home work shop and the do-it-your- selfers — all conveniently displayed so that you can make your own selections quickly. This department includes: hardware items, pre- finished paneling and molding, weatherstripping, roofing supplies, light bulbs, ladders, tile board, gutter and downspo'uts, millwork, paint, etc. Stop in and browse! CARROLL LUMBER CO. Hwy. 71 North . . nmlliilliililililtiiitlilihiiittilmi.nl... Carroll "J""" employes to handle calls, install telephones and maintain equipment. Carroll has had telephone service for more than 90 years. The first system had only 14 telephones and subscribers included the mayor, councilmen, businessmen and a few private citizens. Six years after the first system was installed, the Bell Company came to Carroll. Within 10 years the system served 713 telephones. . First coast-to-coast long distance service was established in 1915. In 1920 a three-minute call from here to San Francisco, Calif., cost$11. To make the connections for such a call took as long as 20 minutes. To make himself heard, a subscriber often had to shout. Area Served by 3 Ready-Mix Firms Three firms deal in ready-mixed concrete in Carroll. They are Clark Ready Mix Concrete Company, Highway 71 North; Carroll Ready Mix Company, 326 North Walnut St., and Moorhouse Ready Mix Company on West Sixth St. The Clark firm owns eight ready mix plants, including the one at Carroll, a rock quarry, several sand and gravel pits. The ready mix business began in 1956 as a mechanical operation with two three-yard trucks and a small portable plant. Now the firm has eight automatically operated plants enclosed with dust collector devjces for pollution control. There are now 54 eight-yard trucks in the fleet. Other plants are at Onawa, Harlan, Denison, Council Bluffs, Mapleton, Newton and Missouri Valley. The main office is in Denison. Crushed rock is produced at Clark Limestone Company at Logan. Various grades of road rock as well as sand and gravel are available at that location. "Clark Companies are interested in the latest development in batching, aggregate handling and quality service to our customers, as well as progress and pollution control in the t6wns in which we are located," according to a Denison office spokesman. There are many employes working for Clark Companies and "we are looking forward ' to future expansion," the spokesman added. The Carroll and Moorhouse Ready Mix Companies are •••• : l.'.li : •<:„.•'.'.' TRAFFIC UP IN 1975 WASHINGTON (AP) Domestic scheduled airline traffic gained 1.3 per cent for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 1975, compared with 1974, the Air Traffic Association reports. It said domestic traffic for the month of December alone increased by 5.4 per cent. Total domestic and international scheduled airline traffic increased by 4.4 per cent in December. In 1975, total U.S. scheduled airline traffic decreased 0.4 per cent. owned by McClue Associates of Glidden. The Carroll plant on Walnut Street is managed by Frank Beckman and the Moorhouse plant on West Sixth is managed by Vernon Warnke. Both McClue businesses also are headquarters for sand, gravel, black dirt and fill dirt. Equipment such as compressors, jack hammers, concrete saws and vibrators mayberented. More than 20 trucks are available for delivering high-quality concrete and washed aggregates. -Slnff Photo KENNETH McBRIDE of Sac City sets up a basketball backboard in the Fairyiew Elementary School addition's gymnasium. The gym is part of a 48,000 square foot addition which includes room for 14 classrooms. Fairview will house 780 students in grades kindergarten through sixth when it opens next fall. Grades five and six will move from the Carroll Community School District's central building. Jung's Bakery Sales Gain; 75*M ile Area is Served Sales again have risen for Jung's Bakery, wholesale-retail firm in the downtown business district ofCarroll. ' ' Started as a small retail bakery by Larry Jung in 1943, it is now owned and operated by his.son, Jewell Jung. Additional storage facilities have been added and the sales area remodeled and enlarged severa'l times throughout the bakery's history. About 16 years ago Jung's expanded to Audubon, buying a store there. In keeping raw materials on hand, Jung's has already outgrown the 5,000 square feet added to the building at 526 N. Adams St. during Carroll's urban renewal program. It has been necessary to find additional storage space for flour, which is purchased in carload lots. Other raw materials include ja'ms and jellies, , purchased in 50-pound buckets aggregating over a ton; a special kind of shortening for bread and another for deep frying; pastry butter used in Danish pastries; pure creamery butter for cakes and butter cream frostings used on all cakes; special egg whites bought at premium prices in 1,000-pound quantity; dry roasted peanuts bought direct from peanut growers and processors for Jung's homemade peanut butter; sugar, flavors and spices. All of Jung's products are made' "from scratch", using no prepared mixes. • . • During 1975, Jung's added a new super van for deliveries and a larger compressor on one of the large freezers in the shop area^ After extensive studies through leading food nutritionists at several universities, Jung's has found that baked goods — baked or unbaked — made of rich, high quality ingredients and quick-frozen at -10 degrees, are better-tasting products and their keeping quality is enhanced. ' . ' Also new are several'new cake stands, such as water fountain and Grecian pillar, and separations. More gourmet foods have been added, and Jung's continues to carry Maytag cheeses. . Jung's Bakery products are sold in more than 25 towns in a 75-mile radius, and sometimes farther. Danish rye bread from Jung's is served regularly at an inn at Kearney, Neb., and party rye is bought regularly by a Missouri Valley customer. Recently an Omaha man bought 15 stollen coffee cakes at one time, and an anniversary cake was ordered for a Carroll couple by a man at Denver, Colo., calling on his automobile telephone. When Larry Jung started operating the bakery in 1943 he had four employes; now there are 18. Jewell Jung is now in his second year as owner-operator. Several of the key persons in the bakery have been there from 10 to 30 years, including Leonard Wilkens, i,bread and,sweet goods,foreman; Delores-Batta, wrapping department head; Marian Schmitz, sales , personnel manager; and Allan Schapman, who assists in pastry, cookies and cakes and plays a large role in stock and warehousing. Through the philanthropic endeavors of Beta Upsilon chapter, Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority, many persons on local, county and state levels have received benefits. The women's group, which currently has a membership of 13, has been active here for 23 years. The chapter has given aid to Many Are Benefited by ESA Sorority needy school children, contributed to the Christian Children's Home in Council Bluffs, made lap robes for shut-ins and remembered a local family at Christmas time. The group also has a membership in the Friends of the Carroll Public Library. Mrs. W. L. Reitz is chapter president at this time. Meetings are held twice a month September through May, usually in members' homes. Business meetings featuring educational programs are alternated with social meetings. Last November the women held a bazaar to raise funds for their service work. Epsilon.Sigma Alpha is non-sectarian. Its purposes are to search and develop the best capabilities of each member; then discover and use the opportunities for worthwhile recreation and entertainment; to recognize leadership; and to stimulate and encourage character-building. FROM SMALL TO TALL WE HAVE THEM ALL! A TRACTOR FOR EVERY NEED. KEEPING OUR TRACTORS AHEAD OF OUR COMPETITION IS OUR _ PROGRESS CASE Power & Equipment I

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