The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on December 31, 1958 · Page 8
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The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota · Page 8

Austin, Minnesota
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Wednesday, December 31, 1958
Page 8
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Thank You ... We of Usem Chevrolet want to express our deep and sincere appreciation to all buyers of new Chevrolets, Oldsmobiles, Cadillacs and Chevrolet trucks. To all buyers and prospective buyers of used cars and trucks , . . to all of our customers patronizing our service department, parts or accessories department ... our Johnson Outboard Motor Department... U.S. Royal Tire and Battery Departments ... Our Boat Department. . . tp all of our customers and friends, for your generous patronage. As we come to the close of 1958 and look forward with hope and anticipation for 1959 we again pledge to give you the best possible service which we are capable of providing. To our City Fathers for giving us such a fine city government. THANK YOU. To our Police Department for enforcing our city laws. THANK YOU. To the Board of Education for their able administration of Austin's superior school system. THANK YOU. To our Grand Board of Management of our municipally-owned water and light plant. THANK YOU. To the Hormel Company for giving us the most enviable industrial organization in this nation. THANK YOU. To our most efficient Fire Department. THANK YOU. To Organized Labor for their fine cooperation with Austin's industrial management THANK YOU. 1923 1958 V! 1959, MY 3'6th YEAR IN THE AUTOMOBILE BUSINESS IN AUSTIN, marks another milestone in our progress ... It also marks the time when we pause and take pleasure in reflecting on the friendships we have shared during the past year and hope that these associations will continue through the years to come ... IT ALSO MARKS THE TIME WHEN WE WISH EACH AND EVERYONE A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR. E. G. USEM Thank You ... To Ih* Chamber of Commerce for their excellent arid vigilapt service to make Aus* tin, a bigger and better city fo live In. To all of these organizations and the Indivl- , duals that comprise them, we soy "THANK YOUr , To all the Good Farmers of this area for furnishing us with the best groins and the best of livestock in the world. THANK YOU. To the Fair Board for their outstanding Mower County Fair of 1958. THANK YOU. To our fine Board of County Commissioners for your splendid service to our areat community and trade area. THANK' YOU. To the Eddy Paper Company for your participation in the economic development of our city. "THANK YOU!" To the St. Olaf Hospital for their confidence in our growing community and for providing even better and expanded facilities to care for our sick. THANK YOU. Jo the Churches for their untiring efforts to improve the moral and physical fibre of the community. We say THANK YOU. To all of you we say "THANK YOU." Yes, the owners, the managers and the entire personnel of Usem Chevrolet Co. - all of us - say "THANK YOU" for your loyal patronage. It has been our pleasure to serve you. And we invite you to stop in af Usem s, anytime. You will be most welcome. •MM ID <, i." 1 9 2 3 1 9 5 8 HOW DO WE, AT USEM CHEVROLET COMPANY. SERVE TOO? We provide jobs for 52 employee*. These 52 employees provide support for 135 dependents. 34 of our 52 employees are home-owners who pay over $7,646.00 in Rwl Estate taxes annually. 18 of our employees rent their homes and pay over $7,000.00 in rents annually. Our total sales of 1958 was $2,470,239.00. Our annual pay roll for commissions, wages, vacations and bonuses amount close to $275,000.00. Our Investments in buildings, machinery, parts, accessories, supplies, cash and receivables run over $850,000.00, which means an Investment of over $16,346.00 to provide one job for each employee. Our 52 employees play an Important part in the daily lives of our community. These 52 employees, plus their 135 dependents, make up a total of 187 persons who must buy food, clothing, appliances, and the services of telephone, light, heat, doctors, plumbers, electricians and others to make up the daily necessities of life.' We find that some of our employees belong to Elks, to V.F.W., to Eagles, Masons, Moose, K. of C, American Legion, labor Unions, Chamber of Commerce and almost every other organization of this community. Our people are active in Boy Scout work, YMCA work, and they represent membership in nearly every church group. Their children attend nearly every school in Austjn and vicinity. Some of our employees teach Sunday School, others sing in church choirs, and nearly all are serving our community in one capacity or another. Usem Chevrolet Company feels the responsibility for our 52 employees, plus their 135 dependents, making a total of 187 people. We provide our employees with paid vacations, free hospitalization and life insurance coverage, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts, and year-end bonuses. We provide them the most modern working conditions and the latest and most modern equipment. We find that some of our OUTBOARD MOTORS You Sportsmen will recognize the superiority of the JOHNSON. We have a full line of these fine outboard motor* and have complete outboard motor repairs, storage facilities and marine supplies. LARSON, CRESTLINE and SHELL LAKE BOATS. USEM CHEVROLET CO. Is the Exclusive, Authorised Distributor In Austin for U.S. and BATTERIES DAY and NIGHT TOWING SERVICE Specialist* In Rebuilding PHONf and Refimshing Wrecked UF <% 00 m, Cars and Smashed Fenders. ™ *'0Pf / employees have been with us over 25 years, others 17 years, and many over 10 years. We provide over 75,000 square feet of space to service Chevrolets, Oldsmobile and Cadillac new cars, new Chevrolet trucks, all makes of used cars, U. S. Tires, Johnson Outboard Motors, Larson, Crestline, Shell Lake Boats and Marine supplies. In 1958 we furnished over $15,000.00 in free policy adjustments on new and used cars We spent $100,220.00 locally for supplies, advertising, freight and express, telephone and telegraph, rent, insurance, heat, light and power and other maintenance items necessary for the operation of our business. We spent $7,128.00 In local taxes. Our employees spent many hours in factory training for their particular jobs. We spent $24,987.00 for Social Security, Unemployment insurance, Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Group Life insurance for our employees. We are proud of our contribution to the growth of our fine community and we took forward to serving you even better in 1959. OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU DOES NOT END WHEN WE DELIVER A NEW Oft USED CAR, IT JUST BEGINS USEM CHEVROLET COMPANY Dealer In SAFETY TESTED USED CARS We invite you to visit our Used Car Lots. See the fine (election of late Models. WE CAN FINANCE YOU Attractive WHOLESALE DISCOUNTS On Genuine Chevrolet, Oldsmobile and Cadillac Parts And SPECIAL DISCOUNTS TO CHEVROLET TRUCK OWNERS at USEM CHEVROLET CO, • CHEVROLET • OLDSMOBILE • CADILLAC • CHEVROLET TRUCKS USEM CHEVROLET COMPANY BRIDGE & FEANKUN DIAL HE 3-8877

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