The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on October 28, 1961 · Page 8
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 8

Ottawa, Kansas
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Saturday, October 28, 1961
Page 8
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Craftsmen Lend Hand To New Ottawa Firm industry, to begin operation next month. Painters, electricians, plumbers and others are assisting. Charles Colburn is supplying workers with coffee. Parmelee, manufacturers of safety glass items for factory workers, will hire about 70 persons at start and about 200 later. CREATE FACTORY FROM VACANT BUILDING — This view of building at 634 King shows members of Ottawa Builders Association and other Ottawans erecting offices at west end. Men donated time and skill three nights this week to help get building ready for Parmelee, Inc., new Ottawa EXPERT APPRAISAL —Allen Loyd, president of Ottawa Builders Association, r e m od e ling plans in hand, surveys work from doorway of office. Herald Photos ...:., ,, . CUT TO FIT—General Contractor Virgil Ecord, RFD 1, saws planks for office construction. City workmen poured concrete to patch floor before other workmen moved in. PLUMBING, TOO-^Alfred McKaig, 212M- S. Main, puts threads on pipe above to be installed in bathrooms at east end of building. PARMELEE PLANT FROM THE OUTSIDE — This is an outside view of build ; ng at 634 King which will house the new equipment Parmelee will move in next month for its operation. CONFERENCE— Barr e 11 P a r k,s (right) whose name provides the letter "P" for P E L Construction Co., and Virgil Ecord talk things over during recess at saw.

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