The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on January 3, 1959 · Page 7
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The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota · Page 7

Austin, Minnesota
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Saturday, January 3, 1959
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AT YEAR'S END — License plate sales are picking up with just a week left to purchase the 1959 tabs which go on the 1958 plates. There was a spurt of business Wednesday when many purchased their plates, to qualify for an income tax deduction in 1959. Handling plate sales are Rose Reuter (with glasses) and Pat Tostenson. Jan. 10 is the last day to buy tabs without penalty. Brownsdale Petition Action Is Deferred Action on petition to dissolve the Brownsdale district and at- tuch it to Hayfield was deferred until 11 a.m. Tuesday by the Mower County Board Friday afternoon. If the petition signed by 318 YMCA Looks Back on 1958's New Activities Expanded activities marked the Austin YMCA during 1958, according to Cliff Maxwell, executive secretary, and James Buckley, youth director. The "Y," which moved from Shaw Gym to larger quarters over the Bach Music Store on Main this year, started a Tri-Hi-Y club for high school gi-ls which now has 30 members; the Indian Maidens, a father-daughter program which now includes 40 dads and daughters; a church bowling league with 20 active teams and a church basketball league for high school-age boys. Besides these new programs, Maxwell says, the "Y" last year expanded its Indian Guide, father- son program, participation in Camp Olson and the church softball league. Activities and number of participants follow: Learn-to-swim Camp, 150 boys and girls; Day Camp at Todd Park, 132 boys and girls; canoe trip to Canadian wilds, 22 boys and 8 girls; Easter Seminar to Washington D. C. and New York, 80 boys, 8 girls and advisers. Y's Men Club, 40 men; "Y" gym, swim and club program, 500 boys and girls; Indian Guide program, 300 fathers and sons; Camp Olson, 52 boys and girls. The total membership of the Austin YMCA in 1958 was 1,600 youths and adults. CLOTHIER DIES resident freeholders is found v%lid, the board will set a hearing not less than 10 or more than 60 days from Friday when County Auditor Graham Uzlik submitted the petition. The board met Friday to let bids on the establishment of a drainage ditch in Clayton Township. Awarded the contract on low bid I was Ttikua Drainage Construction Co., Hartlahd, for $9,064.31. Other bids: Emil Olson & Sons, Albert Lea, $9,353.94; Martin Bustad, Austin, $9,994.50; Howard Construction Co., Lake Cyrstal, $10,058.20; Thompson-Lewison, Lansing $10,152.37, and Osmundson Bros., Adams, $10,239.50. State Grange Training Meet Here Mohday State grange officers will conduct training sessions for local officers in Mower and Fillmore County granges at the Lansing Grange Hall Monday. State officers attending will be ! William B. Pearson, Ogilvie, state master; Mrs. Frank Archer, Minneapolis, state lecturer; Miss Estelle Thompson, Lansing, state | secretary; Mrs. Ida May Cardnial, i Hugo, state home economics chair- j man; and Mrs. Reuben Johnson, .'Cambridge, state youth chairman. The state officials will meet with groups of corresponding local officers and outline the year's program and assist them with Grange activities on the local level. 1 | A pot luck dinner will be served i at noon and a model meeting and j school of instructions w!l be held j in the afternoon. Colored slides of j state and national grange activities will be shown in the afternoon. The session opens at 10 a.m. Council Authorizes Architect tor Airport Building Authority to engage an architect Th$ Council will **W HI* ufatfre* n^,.™ w*i,. — _ .,,... .„ ,. .. ,. ,_. . .. Authority to engage an for an administrative building at the municipal airport, was given by the Austin City Council Friday night to its airport committee. In its first meeting of the new year, the Council got through its brief agenda quickly, and adjourned at 9:15 p.m. the State Highway Dept., which is acquiring the airport hangar and administration building for Belt Line construction, has told the Council it can continue to use building until June 1. Oftark Seeks Assurance Mayor Hansen said Ozark Air Lines wants to know the Council's intentions so that it can be certain there will be no interruption of service once it gets started. The city, he added, should arrange for another building so there will be facilities by June 1, The airport committee has been studying the need for a building. The Council went on record to ask the Minnesota Legislature to permit 3Ms acres of Horace Austin State Park to be used as a Police Probe 132 Violators in December Arrests during December zoomed to a high for 1958, with 132 violators coming under police scrutiny, almost double the 77 arrests in December 1957 and 40 more than reported last November. Juveniles, however, are setting an opposite trend, 31 picked up last month, 17 fewer than in November and less than half the 87 juvenile apprehensions reported in December, 1957. The December docket includes 14 drunks, 3 drunk drivers, 6 disorderly conduct, 11 minors consuming intoxicating liquor, 13 speeding, 12 running stop signs, 6 assault and five leaving keys in ear ignitions. Beside arrests, police made 411 investigation calls, found 39 doors open in the downtown area and took care of 14 lodgers. A total of $1,798.50 was collected in Municipal Court as a result of police activity. Juveniles ranged in age from 12 to 17, traffic offenses again were the most common and most of the youths were in the 15-17 age bracket. Of the 31 juvenile offenders, 24 were boys and 7 were girls. OFFENSE Boys Girls site for the community hotel-motel. It authorized the mayor and city recorder to petition the legislature. Ask County Participation The action was a part of an agreement between the city and the hotel-motel organization. The latter gave the city legal assistance in obtaining the transfer of the 56 acres of park property from the state to the city, with the city receiving title at a previous Council meeting. Council will ask the Mower County Board of Commissioners to participate In the cost of widening and paving River street, south from Oakland avenue. It was pointed out this Is a County aid highway. The Council's street committee will meet with county commissioners .on the project. A license to *ell beer was grant, ed Dorothy and Elizabeth Decker of the Lyle community, who will .operate at 601 N. Ash. The mayor said recommendation for granting of the license was given after In- vestigaiion by the police chief. Two of the aldermen, Ernest Jacob and George Weiss, were absent. An ordinance was adopted granting a 12-minute parking stall at each of three drug stores. One was designated for Wold Drug Store on Bridge street easy of the alley; for Lane's, on Mill street, near the rear of the store; and for Holtz Pharmacy In front of the store. A request by Grle- bel Insurance Agency for parking limitation at 408 S. Main, was de- NEW YORK (AP) — Julius H. and closes at 4 p.m. This is the Levy, first president of the New first of 12 conferences to be held York Clothing Manufacturers Ex-; in the state. The second will be change, died Friday after a cere- at Mantorville Tuesday for Dodge bral hemorrhage. He was G2. and Olmsted counties. H&S Carburetor & Electric Service Melvin "Mel" Holderson Richard "Dick" Spinier 2)1 East Maple St. • Austin, Minn. Formerly Austin Carburetor & Electric Service Dept. We specialize in: • Motor Tune-up • Small Engine Repair • Carburetor Service, . Magneto Repair Ignition Service „ ~. . ... „ • Generator Repair * ° Ufboard Motor Re P air • Starter Repair * Headlamp Adjustment • Speedometer Repair * Lawn Mower Sharpening GET YOUR TUNE UP NOW! Call HE 3-7892 for Appointments — Ask for Jock Sec Our Ignition Analyzer In Action Just Like TV Screen Disorderly Conduct 1 Drinking 3 i Larceny i Malicious Destruction of property 2 Shoplifting i i Truancy i 4 Traffic 15 4 AGE 17 11 3 16 i) 15 2 H 1 3 13 i 12 i DISPOSITION Warned and Released 11 2 To Juvenile Court 13 5 Emmerich Conducts Chamber Meeting Ray J. Emmerich was in St. Paul today to conduct a meeting of the board of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Executives in nominating a new president-elect. The office until recently was held by Richard Bishop, Alexandria chamber, who has become manager of the St. Paul Wholesale Credit Bureau. Bishop would have succeeded Emmerich as president had he not changed jobs. You Ought to Know Mapleview residents will be interested in two new village or- diances, 565 and 566, published today on other pages of THE HERALD. They amend previous ordinances as to rates for water usage and sewage rental. They are now effective, and will be reflected in bills payable April 1. nled. Street Hearing Set A hearing was set for Feb. 6 on petition for vacation of an alley from Second to Fourth streets, between Baumon and Harmon. A hearing wns set for Jan. 19 on petition of Edward A. Uhlis for change of use from residential to multiple dwelling of property on the west side of Button Place from Oakland avenue to Winona street. The mayor appointed Aldermen Rudy Nelson, Paul Johnson and George Weiss as a committee to work with City Engineer Roger Nelson in seeking additional space for the city engineering department. Alderman Nelson said that some property owners on Grove street felt it was unfair to assess them for SO per cent of the paving cost, and thought state aid money should be applied to reduce their portion of their cost. Mayor Cites Charter Mayor Hansen explained that un- Credit Union Sets Annual Meet Tuesday The Austin City Employes Credit Union will hold Its annual meeting Tuesday at the conference hall at the muni cipal plant with election of officers the main business. Speaker at fifth annual meeting will be Austin's 1955 community ambassador to Turkey, Robert Dufresne. Oufrcsnc The meeting will get underway at 8 p.m. and includes a lunch and cash door prizes. WISCONSIN EDITOIt DIES APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - John Riedl, 05, managing editor for over two decades of the Appleton Post-Crescent, died Friday following surgery at Rochester, Minn. 3, 1959 PAGE 7 1958 TAXES DUE MONDAY Real estate and personal property tax for 1958 are due Monday, County Treasurer Richard Peterson said thl» morning Real estate taxes may be paid in half or full before midnight May 31 with the second half payable through Oct. 31 without penalty. Personal property taxes must be paid before Feb. 28 except In cases where taxpayer takes the option of paying in half installments. If a taxpayers' personal property tax is more than $10, he may pay it in two installments with the first half to be paid before March 1 and the half by midnight June second 30. The personal property tax list will be published in THE HERALD sometime before the end of this month. der the charter the city must as sess at least half of the cost to the broperty owner. This, he said, was the minimum 'amount the city could charge, and that thl$ could be changed only by an amendment to the charter. Alderman - at - Large Wayne Austin said that Albert Lea property owners are assessed the entire cost of paving plus the paving of Intersections. Austin, aald City Engineer Nel« son, has been much more lenient than other cities, according to the study made by the Citizens Ad- vistory Committee. He said the city has some 90 miles of streets and receives state aid for about ID'/z miles. The expressed intention of the State Legislature, he said, In the granting of aid, was to help cities speed up the program of street improvement. The city engineer pointed out that in its paving .projects last year, the city used money from its own paving bond fund and from slate aid, In addition to the amount by assessment of property owners Alderman Ernest Dlederich said that under the charter the Coun cil could, at its discretion, cut the assessment on property owners to half the cost of paving, but not less than half. He also said that the state aid comes from the gas tax which is paid by all motorists The Council authorized the may or and three aldermen to attend a meeting on police and firemen's pension funds to be held Jan. 16 at Minneapolis by the League of Municipalities. Tile city englnW was authorised to attend an * gineers' mfieflag Jan, 8 and 9 the tMtvertitJr of Miftfleubtflu tfc* is one of the speakers on the pro-' KELLY FURNITURE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BECAUSE OF GRAND HOTEL FIRE! OFFICE OPEN FOR PAYMENTS. gram. C. of C, Assigns 3 Committees Assignments of three more Chamber of Commerce commit' tees was announced today by Jacfc McGrew, president. They are as follows: AGRICULTURE -Harold Radke, chairman; Dr. L. H. Pint, co-chairman; Carl Kehret, director - adviser; Dean Fossey, Leon Stover, Arthur Bustad, T. E, Colescott, Richard Garbisch, Jerry Ol- stod, Larry C. Duenow, Clarence Smith, James Olson, George Leland. CONVENTIONS - David Averbook, chairman; Donald Denneson, director • adviser; Wayne Austin, Jerry Cashman> A. Lee Miller, Floyd Kenybn,' Marvin Brill, Philip Knoblauch, Phil Golberg. '•••, PUBLIC RELATIONS - Tom Young, chairman; Ray Robinson, Arlin Sherman, Richard Joyce, James Mork. Assignments are for the year ending Sept. 30. Other committee! were announced several weeks ago. • The Austin State Bank Takes Pleasure in Reporting its Stewardship of Your Money for the Year of 1958 Statement of Condition Austin State Bank, Austin, Minn. At th* Clot* of Business December 31, 1958 ASSETS Cash and due from Banks 1,533,112.83 U. S. Government Obligations 3,497,477.17 Other Bonds and Securities 175,646.13 Loans & Discounts 6,170,484.01 Banking House & Furniture & Fixtures 228,870.46 Other Assets 62,229.62 . . . and to explain what with your money $11,667,820.22 LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital 200,000.00 Surplus 400,000.00 Undivided Profits 336,028.23 Total Capital Account 936,028.23 Accrued Expenses, Taxes & Interest 157,704.12 Other Liabilities 162,871.13 Deposits 10,411,216.74 Total Deposits n ,667,820.22 OFFICERS A. H. Haakenson, President Burl J. Plehal Vice President M. B. Siegfreid Vice President Wm. H. With. Cashier Ben tageson Vice President C. L. Smith Assistant Vice President Kenneth G. laufle Assistant Cashier BOARD OF DIRECTORS A. H. Hqakenson, Chairman CASH AND DUE FROM BANKS , , , This is operating cash in our Bank Vaults and Reserve Cash on deposit with selected banks throughout the* country including required reserves on deposit with the Federal Reserve Bank. U. S. GOVERNMENT,. MUNICIPAL, AND OTHER BONDS . . . Bonds which are readily marketable and provide a ready reserve for cash. LOANS AND DISCOUNTS . . . These are carefully selected credits and represent money loaned out for the uie of local industry, business, and Individuals. Every day our bank provides money to finance automobiles, home improvements and many other things to make life easier and more pleasant. BANKING HOUSE AND FURNITURE AND FIXTURES . , . This represents our physical banking facilities designed to give you convenient location, modern equipment, arid the best in banking service. OTHER ASSETS . . . This asset Is made up principally of Interest Earned on ex- -" isting loans but not yet collected. In addition, a portion of this figure is prepaid insurance and expanse. CAPITAL STOCK , .. Means just this! The owners of the Austin State Bank . . . PEOPLE whose Investment is based on their faith In our bank and in this community. SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS . . . Retained earnings and contribution by stockholders set aside to protect YOUR deposits. ACCRUED EXPENSES, TAXES AND INTEREST , . . Mean* Interest and discount on loans collected in advance and set aside until actually earned plus unearned service fees, premium j and accrued taxes. TOTAL DEPOSITS , . . The money on deposit in our bank belonging to over 10,. 000 customers in this area indicating their confidence in the management of our bank as well as the continued prosperity ,of our community. W. H. Alberuon Physician H. E. Rasmussen Herald Publishing Co. H. f. Garbijch Maple Dale Hatchery G. E. Mclaughlin Investment* H. H. Sorenson Fantle Brat. Philip Richardson Lawyer Vincent Tausche Mgr. Chas. F. Fox & Co. 3% Guaranteed Interest On Savings Certificates!! Resolve to get ahead in 1959. . . . You can save money and get the maximum interest return on short term certificates. , , , They earn 3?i interest from date of purchase and ar« AUTOMATICALLY RENEWABLE! « S' WE'RE HERE TO GIVE YOU GOOD BANKING SERVICE AUSTIN STATE BANK "Thefriendly bank" MEMBER OP FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCI CORPORATION

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