Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 26, 1976 · Page 40
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 40

Carroll, Iowa
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Friday, March 26, 1976
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Demand for Electric Energy Continues to Increase While energy conservation measures are being encouraged and practiced by many, the demand (or electric energy continues to grow at an ever-increasing pace. In the area served by Iowa Public Service Company, electric energy requirements are expected to double in the next 8 to 10 years, according to Darwin Petersen, IPS district consumer services manager. This projection of future electric use is based on new applications of electric power, growth in industrial jobs, the increasing popularity of electric heating and the continuing rise in the standard of living. To stay well ahead of the increasing demand, multi-million dollar construction of new electric generation, transmission and distribution facilities have been and are now under way. In Carroll, 152 new underground electric .services were installed during 1975 and IPS completed installation of the new globe street light project. In response to national energy conservation policies, IPS has been and is continuing to encourage and help its customers use energy more wisely. More than $58 million was spent on construction of new IPS Timei Herald, Carroll, la. t Friday, March 26, 1976 O energ^'FacTuUes'd'uring'the past year. Approximately $87 million has been allocated for construction projects during 1976. Nearly $400 million will be spent on construction during the next five years. Electrifarm, a $7 million combustion-turbine electric generating station began operation near Waterloo, Iowa, in May 1975. The plant was designed to resemble a farm with the maintenance building patterned after a barn and the water storage tank resembling a silo. By 1977, a second unit will be added to Electrifarm which will double the station's capacity. George Neal Generating Station Unit No. 3, near Sioux City, began commercial operation in December 1975. The $116 million, 500,000 kilowatt, coal-fired unit is jointly owned by IPS and three other investor-owned utilities. IPS built and will operate the unit and owns 20 per cent of it/ Construction is underway on a fourth generating unit near the same site. This 576,000-kilowatt $240 million unit will be completed in May 1969. It will be owned by IPS and 12 other power systems. Construction is expected to start this spring on a coal-fired generating station at Ottumwa. IPS will own 18.5 per cent of this 670,000-kilowatt unit, which is scheduled for completion in 1981. IPS -also is constructing the necessary transmission and distribution systems to insure the company's ability to deliver the electricity from the power plants to the consumer. The company is adding to these transmission and distribution systems when necessary to supply the future growth of its customers. CCT Plans to Stage a Bicentennial Show The Board of Directors of the Carroll Community Theater recently pledged $20,000 to be used for improvements in the theater section of the recreational center soon to be built. This money is the major part of the community theater's profit from five years of operation, according to Mrs. Robert Blincow, president of the board. On February 7, 1976, CCT celebrated its fifth anniversary along with the two hundredth anniversary of the country by producing its annual Beaux Arts Ball with the theme "Stars and Stripes Forever." Proceeds from this ball and all past balls have gone into the building fund to be used in furnishing or equipping a theater building. Other activities of the community theater include two full length plays a year, a melodrama and a children's FIRST PATENT AWARD WASHINGTON, (AP) — When George Washington signed the first patent bill April 10, 1790, the United States became the first nation to recognize by law that inventors had a right to profit from their inventions. Prior to that law, inventors were dependent upon privileges granted by a monarch or through a special act of legislature. According to Intellectual Property Owners Inc., a group seeking to create public awareness of an effective patent system, responsibility for granting patents was placed upon a board whose first members consisted of Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State; Henry Knox, Secretary of War and Edmund Randolph, Attorney General. ' theater. In the past, the theater has sponsored drama workshops for adults and high school students and presented special programs for groups or organizations. In November, CCT produced its first dinner-theater, presenting The Fantastics. Tickets were sold out for the three night performances of the musical. Last fall Carroll received a grant from the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment of the Arts for $650.00 to hire a guest director-in-residence. Joe Graber of Indiano la commuted to Carroll for six weeks and directed The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail and also held classes for people interested in becoming directors. Plans are being formulated for CCT to present a bicentennial show in early summer in cooperation with the city bicentennial commission and the Chamber of Commerce. During the past five years, approximately 400 adults have worked with the various productions. One of the goals of the theater is to continually involve new people. Anyone interested in working with CCT is encouraged to sign up at tryouts for any area of interest or to contact any member of the theater board. Officers of the CCT are: Mrs. Robert Blincow, president; Roy Olson, vice president; Mrs. Richard Watson, secretary and C.E.McIlvain, treasurer. Other board members are Dennis BieiT, Mrs. James Jensen, Jay Krogh, Mrs. Pat Lehman, Art Minnich, David Nieland, Mrs. Ron Schechtman and Mrs. Thomas Gaffney. 8 Trucks Deliver Metz Baked Goods -SU« Photo THE L.A. SMITH CO. remodeled their building in January and February. Mrs. Eileen Smith, left, vice president and Bruce Story, sales manager are found in the new bar which was part of the remodeling. The bar will be used only for the company's private use. The rest of the remodeling included expanding the front office and adding to other offices. MOVIE SETS RECORD NEW YORK (AP) — Radio, City Music Hall, a New York theater, said the film "The Sunshine Boys" made more money than any other film in its 43-year history. It said 834,719 persons paid a total of $3,164,929 over an 11-week engagement that ended in January. It said the previous high of $3,096,635 was set in 1968 by "The Odd Couple" over a 14-week period. ANCIENT CENTER MEXICO CITY (AP) — An ancient religious center that once had a larger population than Imperial Rome, is now a fascinating side trip for visitors to Mexico City. It's about 35 miles northeast of the city. The excavated site of Teothihuacan reveals pyramids, temples and courts. Historians say some 250,000 people lived here more than 2,000 years ago. The Carroll agency of Metz Baking Co., serves the western portion of Iowa. The territory extends west to Woodbine, north to Sac City and Early, east to Scranton and south to Guthrie Center. Metz Bakery Co. is the largest baking firm in the north central states. The company has tripled in size in the past 10 years. The Carroll branch office is located south on U.S. 71 in the remodeled building of the Old HERE'S A YARN KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — popular art workshop for children here uses enough yarn in a year to link the Empire State Building to the Washington Monument. The kids in the Crown Center workshop, which is called "Kaleidoscope," consume 500 miles of yarn in a year. They also use 56 miles of ribbon and 110,000 pompons. EAGLE HONORED NEW YORK (AP) -Author Rick Carrier is the founder and president of the United States of America Bald Eagle Command, an organization created to honor the eagle. The Command hopes to erect a monument to the bald eagle, which was selected by the Continental Congress June 20, 1782, as their motif for the Great Seal and the symbol of this nation. A new book by Carrier, who has written books on skin, diving, and filmmaking, is "Fly — : The Complete Book of Ski Sailing" (McGraw-Hill). family JOE TWIT TOM TWIT TWIT FUNERAL HOME Phone 792-3191 Carroll, Iowa A Family Serving Fam/7/es Home Bread Thrift Store, owned by James Houlihan. James Savery is the area sales manager: An eight-truck fleet is used to deliver bakery products from Carroll. The agency has been doing business here since January, 1963. Other local Metz personnel include Addis Hansen, Pat O'Donnell, Rick Calhoon, Dennis Fichter, Howard Smith, Alfred Smith, Kenneth Auen and Paul Oswald, route salesmen; John Eighmy, loader; Harold Zimmerle, mechanic; Dorothy Stephenson and Shirley Hugeback, thrift st.ore workers. General offices of Metz are located in Sioux City where the company began in 1926. Through expansion, new facilities and acquisition, the firm has experienced constant growth. The product line had grown from basic breads to many popular bakery products and convenience baked goods. Over the past 10 years, $9,400,000 has been invested in plant improvements and fixed assets. More than 1,300 persons are employed by Metz. GOT STEAMBOAT LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The steamboat Eagle arrived at Little Rock March 22, 1822.' It-Was the first such boat to 'ascend the Arkansas River to that point. -Stall Photo THIS VAST ASSORTMENT of boots can be found at Ed-Mar Western Corral in their location in the west part of Thomas Plaza. Ed-Mar moved five doors up from their old location. Co-owner Mrs. Mary Kolpin, said the old place was too crowded. They have about doubled in space in the new shop. More merchandise can now be displayed and more customers can fit into the shop, she said. Ed Thornhill is the other owner. SAY THANKS! WE WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS OUR THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR FINE PATRONAGE! WE ARE PROUD TO BE \ A PART OF CARROLL, IOWA'S NEWEST CITY. * Shriver Time Center For The Time of Your Life 111 W. 6th Carroll ^ Back Row Emma Mayer Countergirl 23 Years Doris Johnson Alterations 6 Months Marie Connors Alterations 10 Years Dick Tilton Owner 10 Years Front Row Mike Conway Delivery 6 Months Bonnie Vogt Presser 18 Years Viola Bedford Presser 32 Years Not Pictured Barbara Schumacher <• Betty Wiederin . Counter Girl Seamtress 2 Years 6 Months COMBINED TOTAL OF 96 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE We're Proud fo Serve You and appreciate your continued patronage! Cleaning — Pressing — Alterations — Waterproofing Feather Pillow Cleaning — Draperies Finished WithFolp j eated Shirts Laundered SHOP IN CAR WINDOW PICKUP and DELIVERY AS CLOSE AS YOUR FRONT DOOR HR CLEANERS West on Hwy. 30 SINCE 1946 792-4333

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