The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on January 7, 1959 · Page 14
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The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota · Page 14

Austin, Minnesota
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Wednesday, January 7, 1959
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U AUStfN (Minn.) H«AID Wfdneidqy, Jan, 7, 195* Radio Speaking Contest Feb. 14 PlaiW for the annual Mower County Radio Speaking Contest were announced today by Ron Seftth, 4-H club agent. The county contest will be held at S a.m. Feb. 14, a Saturday, Seath said, and the state contest will be March 7. Each contestant win prepare and idettver a radio talk. Subject tM« year U "Brotherhood of Man — Where Have We Failed — What Can I Do?" Contestants' talks will be from five to seven minutes long. Judging will be on originality, compositon and delivery. The Minnesota Jewish Council offers $1,500 awards to state, district and county contest winners. They sponsor the contest with the University of Minnesota, Information on the contest is available from the county extension office and the club leaders. Winner of the 1958 contest was Mary Jo Dvorak, Adams club. You Ought to Know Two notices of hearing and a resolution of the Austin Council appear today on other pages of THE HERALD. They include: A notice sets a hearing for Feb. 6 on petition for vacation of alley between Second and Fourth, and between Bauman and Harmon. Another notice sets a hearing for Jan. 19 on petition for change of use to multiple dwelling of tract on west side of Button Place between East Oakland on north and East Winona on south. Resolution 4107 accepts plat as Southlawn Third Addition. AdrertlMiment Why "Good-Time Charlie" Suffers Uneasy Bladder Unwise eatlnu or drinking way be a lource of mild, but annoying bladder Irritations— making you feel rcstlcs* tcnie, and uncomfortable. And if rcatleu nights, with nigging backache, hnadnchc or muscular aches anil pains due to over-exertion, strain or emotional upset, are nddlng to your miscry-don't wait—try Donn'a Pills. Doan'n Pills act 8 ways for speedy relief. 1—.They have a Boothlng effect, on bladder Irritations. 2—A fast pnin-rcllev- init action on nagging backache, hcail- nchei, muscular nches and pains. 3—A wonderfully mild diuretic action thru the kidneys, tending to increase the output of the 15 miles of kidney tubes. So, (ret the game happy relief milliong have enjoyed for over 60 yeart. New, large, economy tize eavei money. Get Doan'i I'UU today .1 Austin High School Juniors Tune Has Sold More Than 70,000 Records THE HIGHLIGHTS — Bob Bulger, bass; Barry Rush, lead guitar; Gary Bailey, rhythm guitar; Alland Ander- Northwick Emphasizes Need for Heart Fund The Mower County Heart Assn. next week will make its annual fund drive in rural Mower County as part of the newly formed Mower County Rural Solicitations Inc., according to Kermith Northwick, county heart fund chairman. The goal is to raise $1,000 in the rural drive while Sister Kenny Foundation is aiming at $3,650 and the Red Cross at $3,650. Northwick points out that heart disease is the leading cause of death in Minnesota and that 167 of 339 deaths in Mower County in 1958 were caused by heart ailments. | He pointed out that more than 125,000 Minnesotans are afflicted with some type of heart or blood disease for which cures can be ! found through concentrated research. j Of money contributed to the heart fund, Northwick says, 65 per cent is used for concentrated research while the remaining 35 per cent, goes for public education, community service and administration. The goal of the regular state drive in February is $520,000 of which Mower County has been al- loted $6,188, including the money to be raised in the rural drive. The major drive in the city will be Feb. 22 — designated as Heart Sunday throughout the country, Holton on AMI Legal Committee James Holton, Geo. A. Hormel & Co., secretary, is one of four new members on the legal committee of the American Meat Institute. Homer R. Davison, AMI president, announced the appointment today. Invest Your Christmas Gift Money or Christmas Bonus in SAFE, PROFITABLE AUSTIN STATE BANK TIME CERTIFICATES EARN A FULL IN JUST 6 MONTHS Don't let opportunity slip through your fingers. Take advantage of your good fortune ... put your Christmas money, year-end bonus to work ... but put it where you are ASSURED OF SAFETY. Invest in safe, profitable Austin State Bank TIME CERTIFICATES. Your money will earn a full 3% INTEREST IN JUST TWELVE MONTHS. This interest is guaranteed the first year of your investment. One year from the date of purchase you will receive a check by mail for the interest earned. And remember, your money is SAFE! Every dollar you invest is INSURED by the FDIC for up to $10,000. You can't lose. Look at the Advantages Time Certificates Offer You! 1. Interest check is mailed to you. 2. Time Certificates are AUTOMATICALLY renewed at end of first year tor an additional six months period. 3. After the first year interest check will be mailed to you every si months. six 4. There i$ no market fluctuation on your investment. (It will not drop in value.) r These are but a few of the advantages offered to Austin State Bank Time Certificate investors . . .stop in at your leisure and talk over this splendid opportunity with any of the tourteous officers at the bank. AUSTIN STATE BANK Mentor J.&4.C. "The friendly Bank" son, leader and drummer, and Dale Olsen, tenor saxophone—reading left to right. May Purchase Site for Well in Southgate Action was taken on several projects Tuesday by the Utilities Board including purchase of a well site in Southgate addition, and an offer to buy an existing well in Eknhurst. The board approved purchase of land in Southgate to be- used for a possible well site or power substation. The lot, 137 feet running north and south and 150 feet, east and west, was purchased for $3,000 and includes grading and main sower. A final letter setting conditions of the sale of the land from Chester Wcseman was approved. Elmhiirst Offer Discussed A letter from Schwebke-Jordan builders offering sale of the well and water system in Elmhiirst was discussed by the board. E. H. Schwebke and Arlo Jordan, developers of Elmhurst, said annexation to the City of Austin was being contemplated and that the water facilities, could be turned over to Austin Utilities. Should the area become part of Austin, the Utilities Board would have franchise rights. Harold Lamon, Utilities superintendent, said the well must first be approved by the State Board of Health and said he would consult with the state officials about it. The" board voted to consider bids for insurance on machinery at a special meeting 4 p.m. Feb. 10.! The board considered reinvest-1 ing $536,000 worth of certificates! of deposits but later voted to actj only when a five-man board was present. j 2 Have Expired Secretary William Dunlap said that two of the certificates hail expired and two others would expire Sunday. He suggested rein- 1 vesting for a 12-month period and noted that the board had received $-11,000 in interest since beginning! of the investment practice in the' last four years . j Supt. Harold Lamon was auth- 1 orized to obtain engineering aid for i the start of a 13,000-volt system ex-! tending from the Ellis Avenue l sub-station GVi miles to the Johnson avenue sub-station. Lamon explained that easements would have to be obtained before work got under way and that further engineering studies were necessary. Will Attend Workshop . The board authorized attendance iof a utilities employe at a Foreman's Workshop Jan. 14-15 in Minneapolis and attendance by board officials to a meeting of the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Assn. Jan. 12 in Glencoe. Also authorized was attendance at a meeting of the North Central electrical industries scheduled for Feb. 22-25 in Minneapolis. An investigation into the possibility of lower freight rates rm coal shipments was approved with E. B. (Bud) Grose authorized to make a study. The board last ij-ear purchase^ 15,000 tons of coal and a lower frieght rate would result in substantial savings, board members said. Apparel Shop for Main St. Remodeling of the former Canton Cafe building,on Main street, for a women's ready-to-wear apparel shop started today." The building has been leased to Fashion City, * chain of shops principally located on the West Coast and now expanding into the Midwest. The building was pur- •hased last year by Charles and Alan Upin, owners of the St. Paul Clothing House, Albert Lea, from the Banfield Corp. The interior will be renovated and a new front constructed, Alan Upin said. The building will be ready for Spring occupancy. No Immediate Plans About Hotel: Miller No decision has been made on the Grand Hotel property, 117 E. Water, destroyed in a six hour fire Dec. 23, Forrest Miller, owner, said today. Miller returned from Florida to make arrangements for the property and said no action could be taken until final insurance arrangements are completed. Fire Chief John Tobar said he would like to see the 80-year-6ld building torn down because of the fire hazard. HOUSE SOLD AT AUCTION Peter Alias, purchased at public auction, Tuesday the residence at 415 E. Mill, owned by Catherine Beckel. Sale was conducted by Cols. Paul Hull and W. A. Thornsen, By BILL RIEMERMAN A rock and roll novelty tune written by a 18-year-old Austin High School junior caught the musical tastes of more than 70,000 young record buyers in the United States and gave The Highlights, an Austin area musical quintet, a national reputation among teenagers. The producers of the hit have been together for a little over a year, playing dances in the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota. "Ah So" Proves Hit They scored their first recording attempt on the tune "Ah So" written by Barry Rush, lead guitar player. The record was also the starting vehicle for a Minneapolis recording firm. It was the first record released by Kay Bank Recording under the Play label. Several more hits have been released by the infant recording company since. Tunesmith Rush said the hit number began as an improvised dance tune for high school age dancers at the Tower on North Chatham. "We called it the 'Tower Rock' at first," he said, "but when we started thinking about recording it at the insistence of our Minneapolis agents, Chuck Stevens, a New York arranger, and I arranged it into its present form and named it 'Ah So.' " At last report, "Ah So" is the No. 2 record in Albany, N. Y,, and is among the top 40 hits in Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston and New York. Get 3 Per Cent Royalty The five Austin boys get about three per cent of each record sold with the 45 r.p.m. platter selling for 98 cents. The Highlights got started in October 1957 when three of the present unit were providing the instrumental backing for The Saints, a local singing unit. Rush, Allan Anderson, drummer, and Gary Bailey, rhythm guitar ifet, decided to strike out on their own and play dance jobs under the leadership of Anderson, oldest member of the group at 21. They added Bob Bulger on hass and were on their way as a pop< ular unit playing for young peoples dances. Sax Man From Albert Lea After some time the foursome picked up Dale Olsen, an Albert Lea musician, to play tenor saxophone for them. The boys are not heady about their record success, but are planning to cut some more records. Meanwhile they are devoting most of their spare time to rehearsals or playing dance jobs. Two of the boys are tentatively Interested in careers as a performing musician, while one wants to become a teacher, one a lawyer and one a dentist. Quintet leader Anderson, Hayward, has been in veterinary dentistry. He is an Albert Lea High School graduate and attended Austin Junior College. Pressed fof Study Time The busy schedule fnids him pressed to find enough study time, but he says that he can use the money earned to ease the way toward his dentistry degree. Rush, Highway 16-E, says he is V - t fbmcL HERALD WED., JAN 7, 195? AREA'S 1959 BABY ALSO A 5TH GENERATION BABY Every so often THE HERALD gets a fifth generation story with the tricky task of unraveling some family tree — keeping the great grandmother separate from her daughter, the grandmother, and the grandmother's mother, t h e great-great grandmother, separate from her great-granddaughter who is the mother of the first baby of the year for the Austin area — who incidentally is a great-great grandson and the cause of this perplexing fifth generation story. Here goes: Faces a Long Life The Austin area New Year's baby, Thomas Vroman, will have a long life if family history is any indication. Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Vroman, 607% Lansing, is the fifth generation on his mother's side and his two brothers, Jerry, 2, and Larry 1, are benefiting from this longlifc strain. Mrs. Vroman, 18, was scheduled to return home with Thomas today but until now her two sons have been under the care of her grandmother and the boys' great grandmother, Mrs. Forrest Thompson, Charles City, Iowa. He's Not Alone Mrs. Thompson's mother, who is Thomas' great-great grandmother, Mrs. Maude Kennord, 80, lives in Charles City, Iowa. Young Thomas isn't the first of the clan to hit the five - generation mark. Mrs. Vroman's father, Fred O. Thompson, South Bend, Ind., also was in the fifth generation. Her mother, Mrs. Neul Larson, lives in St. Ansgar, along with Mrs. Vroman's one younger brother, Dudley, 15. Mrs. Vroman and her brother Dudley were also fifth generation, making Thomas the fourth member of the family to be fifth generation — if you follow us! 5 New Members in Racine Rockets RACINE, Minn.'— Five new members joined the Racine Rock- els 4-H Club Monday. They are Mary Anderson, James Anderson, David Schultz, David Crane and David Clark. Mrs. Ralph Crane distributed the membership pins and the officers gave a short welcoming program. Mrs. Crane also gave out junior leadership certificates. , Gene Runkle, Grand Meadow, showed slides of Switzerland, Florida, Texas and Kentucky and Marcheta Runkle, Janet Schultz and Judy Clark gave demonstrations. The Ballinger and Evans families served lunch. The club met at the Racine School. interested in a musical career- but as a teacher, not a performing musician. "Performing music is t lot of fun now," he says, "but I don't think I would like all that travel and uncertainty when t am older." Rush plays the bass horn for the Austin High School Orchestra and Band. Would Study .Law Bulger, 17,'600 Falrview, li lh» other budding professional man m the group. The husky bass player intends to go to college and study law after completing his work at Austin High School. The Austin High senior has played the bass for four years and ! before that played the violin. He played on the Big Nine championship football team and plays th« bass in the school orchestra. Bailey, 20, Austin Acres, is the only full-time musician among the five Highlights. He intends to stay in the music business "if thing* work out all right." He is a 1957 Austin High graduate. Olsen, 17, is a. senior at Albert Lea High School, and the sax player is also set on a musical career "if things work out the way I hope." AdTertlMxn*at PLANE geometry problem* ar« simple compared to the problem* you avoid when you turn all your Insurance d«tails over to the AUSTIN NATION. At. CO., 122 Wart Mill Street. Worry FLIES out the window when the AUSTIN NATIONAL CO. plant your Insurance in such a way as TO give you the right protection in the right placo. JENKINS, SHEEDY and PETERS will insure 1 property anywhere ~ even on th« NOON! GOOD OL TYME 2-PC. SECTIONAL Chrome Spun Cover iblvv.UU HIDE-A-BED $159.00 Tweed Cover 2-PC. SUITE Nylon Cover $142.95 2-PC. 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