Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 27, 1976 · Page 8
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Iowa's Housing Market is on an Up-Swing By Paul Holley (Iowa Daily Press Association) DF.S MOINES - The Iowa housing market is on an up-swing. Financial leaders in Des Moines say that new housing starts are well ahead of last year due to a good money market. "There has been more money available for housing since the first of the year," said Richard Bryan, president of Des Moines Savings. "I think home building and apartment construction is going to get better in 1976 due to a greater availability of money." Bryan said that although interest rates on new home mortgages now run between eight-and-a-half and nine per cent, the demand for housing loans is up. Dennis Montgomery, executive director of the Iowa Savings and Loan League, said the State of Iowa should have a good year in both new construction and resales. "The money market is real good." said Kenneth Grandquist. president of Iowa Realty, Des Moines. "Everybody has money available for lending. Tlmet Harold, Carroll, la. Tuesday, April 27, 1976 8 "We're enjoying the best year we've ever had — business is very good in housing."he said. Grandquist said he does not expect any softening in the interest rate'i for homes. "The i'.terest rates are s t.a y i n g between eight-and-a-half and nine per cent;" he said. "But people who qualify are not having much of a problem getting loans. ' "Our biggest problem is .keeping enough inventory to meet the housing demand." Vince Caudle, executive director, Iowa Association of Realtors, agreed that the real estate market was booming statewide. "Realtors are selling everything they can get their hands on." he said. "There's plenty of mortgage money available." Caudle said he expects the market will remain good as long as money for housing is available. Home building appears to be riding the crest of the housing wave despite rising costs. MEAT PROCESSING For Freezer or Locker • On The Farm Pickup (Or you can bring the animal in yourself) • Butchering • Cut-up To Your Specifications • Wrapped • Frozen BERNHOLTZ BROS. Phone 792-4242 Closed Saturday Afternoon Carroll Carroll's Only Home-owned Dairy Distributor Also, we sell Eggs, Meats and Butter Bowling Results CITY LEAGUE Team Standings Points Knights of Columbus 78'/j Ouandt Junkers 72'/j Coon Bowl 71'/a Kelly Coin 69'/ 2 Pin Oaks 67'/j Dearduff's 66'/j Carroll Bowl 65Va Deckers 63 Budweiser 58 Little Gus's 53Vj Schlitzers 53 Mr. D's 47'/j Schroeder Carpet 32V: Rotert Construction 14 High Ind. Single Game- Bruce Pettltt 268 Dan Quandt 236 Jack Carlson 234 High Ind. Three Games- Dan Quandt 658 Bruce Pettltt 646 Steve Quandt 609 High Team Single Game— , Carroll Bowl 1017 Kelly Coin 1004 Quandt Junkers 956 High Team Three Games— Quandt Junkers A 2858 Carroll Bowl 2693 KellyCoin 2683 COMMERCIAL LEAGUE Team Standings Points NocKels'Clothiers 730 Bernholtz Lockers 605 Quandt Auto Salvage 601VJ Commercial Bank 574'/j Glldden Cafe 565 Ken Hoffman Painting 511 Carroll County Bank 506 Kerp's Place 502 DreesPlbg.&Htg 447Vj SherwinWIIIiams 415'/j Jack's Shack (30 pend.) 396Vj Prenger La-Z-Boys 381 GE Pipers (30pend.) 361Vj Promes Drainge 303 High Ind. Single Game- Earl Hamers 236 BobHelnrlch 236 Steve Brincks 225 High Ind.ThreeGames— . Steve Quandt 597 Earl Hamers 595 BobHaukap 581 Mike Riddle 581 High Team Single Game— Quandt Auto Salvage 1055 Quandt Auto Salvage 1026 Drees Plbg.&Htg 980 High Team Three Games— Quandt Auto Salvage 3038 Commercial Bank 2704 Nockels'Clothiers 2702 "In Iowa, the housing market is up a great deal over last year," said Phil Chappell, executive vice-president. U.S.. Homes in Des Moines. "Most of our buyers are purchasing larger homes because they know that materials prices will go up and they don't want to wait until later. "The savings and loans have plenty of money for qualified home buyers," he said. "The current rate (for loans) is not excessive — at least our buyers don't think so." Chappell estimated that his firm's sales were 25 per cent ahead of the same period last year. MAKIN'WHOOPEE! NEW YORK (AP) - From the state of Hawaii, with over 50 projects, to New Yfcrk State, 'with nearly 1,500, celebrations are the thing this year. According to Rand McNally's "Bicentennial Vacation Guide," which' spotlights festive events plus historic places to visit' nationwide, even American Samoa and Guam are planning Bicentennial activities. The book says an estimated 30 million foreign visitors are expected in the' United States this year—even royalty. England's Queen Elizabeth is to arrive in July, and King Gustav of Sweden' has accepted an invitation to attend April's Swedish festival in Lindsborg, Kansas; population: 2,764. THE GENUINE SAVINGS THE GENUINE SAVINGS represent unique value on beautiful, factory- fresh merchandise from America's leading manufacturers. Furnishings we're proud to sell. Furnishings you'll be proud to show off and live with for years to come and REMEMBER WE WILL BE HERE TOMORROW TO BACK UP THOSE LEADING MANUFACTURERS' GUARANTEES. Get exactly what you have in mind to add beauty, convenience or comfort la your home or office from selections of the LARGEST FURNITURE STORE IN THE CITY WITH $800,000 OF INVENTORY TO SELECT FROM. Get it at a price that saves you real cash. Get the drop on the PRICE DROP starting SUNDAYI Be here when the door opens. RECLINER EXAMPLES 100 styles in stock to choose from. You will save no less than 18% in this department and up to 55% off. Recliners as low as $79.00 and these are all brand names — Berkline — Wall-o-woy — Stralolounger — La-Z-Boy and we will be here TOMORROW to back up the GUARANTEE. CHAIR EXAMPLES KROEHLER 1 Group 25 Chairs Reg. Price '150.00 to '200.00 Your Choice ' 98.00 MASTERCRAFT CHAIRS Reg. Price '230.00 to '330.00 Your Choice '149.00 Many More Too Numerous To Mention DINING ROOM EXAMPLES Formal Stanley Dining Rooms Save '/j off all pieces Keller walnut drop leaf table Reg. '330.00 V, Price '165.00 Keller Med. Table & 4 Chairs Reg. '365.00 Vi Price '172.50 Chromcralt Modern Glass Table & Four Choirs Reg.'890.00 'A Price M45.00 Muny More too Numerous to List MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES Hall Consoles 3 styles to choose from Reg. ' 89.00 Vi ' 58.00 Wall Units Book Case Reg. '150.00 >A ' 75.00 Curio Glass Door Cabinet Reg. '330.00 Vi '165.00 Many More Too Numerous To Mention SOFA SLEEPERS (All Brands) We've got the selection. 40 Sola Sleepers on the floor to choose from. As Low As '189.00 SERTA BEDDING All At Sale Price lwm Site Full Siie Wedgewood '39.95 Each Piece '49.00 Slumber Comfort '49.00 Each piece '59.00 Quill Air '59.00 Each Piece '69.00 Ortho Pedic '69.00 Each Piece '79.00 QUEEN Size As Low As'129.00 All with Serta guarantee and we'll be here to back that up ... OCCASIONAL TABLE EXAMPLES Singer Sq. Cocktail Italian '165.00 Vi Price '82.50 Riverside Pecan Sq. Commode Traditional .'175.00 Vi Price '87.50 Riverside Pecan End Table Traditional '115.00 Vi Price '57.50 Jackson of Danville Italian Glass Table Group Vi Price As Low As '48.00 tone Glass & Chrome Tobies '/: Price As Low As '42.50 Mersman End Tobies E.A. Maple Formica Tops Hex, End, Cocktail, Square Vi Price Your Choice '59.00 Singer Poe Table Pecan Finish Was '89.95 Now '48.00 Many More too Numerous to List SOFA & LOVESEAT EXAMPLES Kroehler Sofa E.A. Gold Nylon Tweed .. .'479.85 Vi Price '239.95 Livan Sofa Formal While Tone with Orange Overlay Print .'620.00 Vi Price '310.00 . Stratford Sofa Traditional Style 4 Colors to Choose from 100% Nylon Cover ...'399.99 V, Price '199.00 Maslercroft Sofo Green & Gold Velvet.. .'670.00 Vi Price '335.00 livon Sofa All Nylon Orange Flower '480.00 Vi Price '239.95 Croft S6fo Ton Suede Cover with Walnut : '. ' Wood Trim OUTSTANDING BUY '830.00 Now '299.95. Loveseal Plaid White & Black Herculon Cover '199.95 Vi Price ' 99.95 Croft Sofa Brown Tones Stripe Nylon Cover with ook attached end tables ... '749.00 Vi Price '375.00 Stratford Loveseat Choose Velvet or :. • .'. '. Nylon Covers Reg. '299:95 Now '179.00 • Many Mare too Numerous to List BEDROOM EXAMPLES Boy & Girl Suites with Wall Pieces All Cut 40% Five Styles to Choose From . . •;.' Heywood Wokefield 4 Pieces Pine Suite'....: .HURRY ON THIS ONE! Regular'1,299.00 Now'699.95 E.A. Maple 4 Piece Suite '$ 499.00 Now '399.95 Hooker Italian Triple Dresser & Mirror Only Reg. ' 390.00 Vi Price '195.00 Riverside Lingerie Chest Maple '220.00 Vi Price '110.00 Riverside Nile Sland Maple ' 85.00 V, Price ' 49.00 Stanley Nile Sland Oak '140.00 V, Price ' 69,95 Kimbal Nile Sland Cherry '110.00 '/i Price ' 55.00 Hooker 5 Drawer Chest '230.00 Vi Price '115.00 Stanley Door Chesl Oak .".• '399^95 Vt Price''199.95 Many More too Numerous to List WE DON'T QUIT Our "BEST PRICE" will be as low as any store quitting business. And we will be here to give our "BEST SERVICE" after the sale. (Any item purchased is on approval for 30 days.) Terms up to 36 months to pay. Open SUNDAY 1 to 5 p.m. Sale Starts Sunday, April 25 25th Year Easy Terms UP TO 36 MONTHS TO PAY Phone 792-4318 it's the living end! BlI Ill's .Times Herald News Service Photo 8 Received into Church — Eight young people were received into merribership in First Presbyterian church, Audubon, last week. Shown are (with Pastor Andrew J. Hofer, extreme left), front row. from left — Angie .Williams, Debbie Owen, Scott Petersen, Brian Hollister; back row —Jeff Mozingom, Jon Groteluschen, Tracey Wellendorf and Rory Davis. The Iowa Book Shelf East Edge of CARROLL, Hwy. 30 Edited By Mary Ann Riley A* MARRIED FEMINIST. By Angela Barren McBride. (Harper & Row $8.95) Although Mrs. McBride is a youngish woman, in this book she speaks for a multitude of middle-aged women who are happily married and yet have leanings toward or yearn for the stimulation and challenges of Feminism. A. psychiatric nurse•>by profession, the author also wrote The Growth and Development of Mothers and is a devoted wife and mother. In recreating-her over-plump, naive girlhood, she describes the constant, awareness familiar to all girls that boys are preferred offspring. In an increasingly competitive society, how, with the subtle influences of parents, educators and past and contemporary culture, can a girl seek equal chance and respect and still retain her traditional femininity? Alternating diary passages and insight gained from experience. Mrs. McBride explores her and our condition and offers honest counsel. For in,sitanoeu in ithe mattej! pf w,p,nkjng...mpth.e,rs, she things, 'we ought to explore much more fully the benefits .to the children . . . assertiveness, independence and responsibility.' She quotes from numerous thinkers and writers including Jung, whom she lauds for his concept of, personal completeness as a 'reconciliation of the feminine and masculine'modalities within oneself.' The food for thought in this book should make it one with wide appeal. — Mary Ann Riley , THE CHAMELEON COURSE. By Donald Seaman. (Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, $8.95) ,/ In this novel, one of the ^.'Soviet's most honored nuclear ' scientists escapes to save his writer wife from reprisals by the KGB. He soon learns that his hostsv the British Secret Service, are unwilling to accept his neutrality but insist that he disclose his scientific secrets. -In connection with his ,itrial for the shooting of a 'Vburglar he believed to be a Soviet Secret Agent, his lawyers are required by a hanging judge to reveal his true identiy and the KGB set out upon his recapture. Although certain aspects of : the' novel are in the psuedo James Bond style, including an exaggerated scene ; , concerning the disguise provided by plastic surgery. this is a good read about ,'secr'et service and British justice, and reminds us that neither i.s primarily concerned with moral issues. — R. .Choate ENTERPRISING WOMEN. By Caroline Bjrd. (W.W. Norton, $8.95) Miss Bartlett Visits Parents For Easter Time« Herald News Service .WALL LAKE — Marsha Bartlett of Sioux City spent the Easter weekend in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bartlett. Kathleen Tounget and Jennifer Stock; OmahaT were ''Easier weekend guests in the Dan Stock and Clause Jpunget homes. Saturday evening visitors in . the.home of Mrs. Ida Nissen were Mr/and Mrs. Oral Reily <• of.De'loit.and..Fred Fj-ahrn.Qf Des Moines. '•••- : - :' Commemorative books are frequently justifiably suspect. However, Enterprising Women, written by.Caroline Bird at the bicentennial suggestion of the Business and Professional Women's Foundation, stands well on its own merits. Readable, succinct chapters bring to life many highly successful but little-known careers. Starting with Mary Goddard, first authenticated printer of the Declaration of Independence and publisher of the Maryland Journal, the book chronicles the enterprise of about fifty women, finishing with today's putstanding publisher, Katharine Graham of the Washington Post. Well-known Civil War careers are recounted — those of Dorothea Dix, Annie Wittenmeyer, and Clara Barton — as well as those of other, less-known but highly successful women such as Margaret LaForge, who in 1873 was managing the R. H. Mach Company, and Ellen Demorest, who revolutionized mass access to high fashion with her invention of paper patterns for home sewing. Many will probably be surprised to read that much of the famous King Ranch empire was built by Henrietta King, who before her death at 92 added to cattle ranching the founding -qf Kingsville, running its lumber company and numerous cotton gins, developing race horses, and experimenting in animal disease control and cattle breeding. For reference, as well as for a fresh look at little acknowledged parts played by women in American enterprise, this volume serves well. — KayBucksbaum Drees Drees PRE SEASON SALE SAVE NOW ana CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING QUIET BY DESIGN jmWtt ana 5 WAYS QUIETER: 1. Amana Powerpact Compressor is internally sprung to absorb vibration and sharply reduce noise level. 2. Compressor is externally rubber-mounted, dampens noise. 3. Special fan motor is designed for quiet operation. 4. Special low-speed fan moves an abundance of air over condensing coil at an extremely low sound level. 5. Ripple fin design of Amana coils lets large volumes of air glide across surface smoothly and quietly. Call Drees Co. 792-2863 today for a free, no-obligation survey of your home and find out how little it costs to • enjoy just-right, whole-house cooling. Remote System uses the furnace blower and duct work you already own. Package System for homes without t forcedT warm-air furnace. Quality —High Efficiency —Low Maintenance wna backed by a century-old tradition of fine craftsmanship.* HEATING PLUMBING AIRCOND. DREES Co. r-r 792-286.3 Carroll •• : HOME bF DEPENDABLE SERVICE Cool an 800 sq. ft. house for as little as Installed Complete

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