Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 4
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January 30, 1957

Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 4

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« 7* W.d., J.n. 30, lfS7 OSKALOOSA DAILY HfRALD IN A RESERVE TRAINING CLASS, men of the 409th Tank company receive visual aid instruction at a weekly training session from Cpl. LaVern Stewart. From left, front row: Pfc. Arnout Dunnick, Sp/3C Leonard Schmidts, Sp/3C Arlo Hall. Pvt. Jim Perry, and Pvt. Ernest Harris, classes to insure tha* each - . _ _ * . . . . . u * -·» i ...CM Js^a. f r r * i * i A s l oa * r^nlr Back row, from left: Pvt. Leonard Wilson. Cpl. Clarence McKee, Cpl. Rex Ferree. and Pfc. Keith Garrett. (Herald Photo) SEEN AT WORK in the folding-door machining department at th. Rolscreen plant are Mrs. Robert (Eva) Wilson of Oskaloosa; Miss Nellie Van Arkel. Miss Imogene Sheets, Melvin Dahlin and Mrs. Henry (Dorothy) DeZwarte, all of Pella! and Mrs. Herman (Anna) Sneller of Knoxville. [Herald Photo) li Local Reserve TankCtMpany Forty enlisted men and officer*, under the command of Capt. A. H. Brower, South English, recetv. reserve army training tor two hour* each Tuesday night at thdr headquarters, leased in 1956, A 309 A avenue west. ; These men--from both farm* and cities--are members of the 409th tank company, organised here in 1948, and attached to the 410th infantry regiment of the 103rd infantry division. Some of them cave already «een active military duty--other* have enlisted in the reserve for eight years and nave yet to serve theis six-month active duty period. In their headquarters is a cla room, as well a* a formation area. orderiy room, and administrative offices. The company U well-equipped with training aids--maps, charts, 30 and 50-caliber machine guns, 30-ealiber carbines, 45 automatic pisicls, rocket launchers (bazookas) and timing devices. On requisition fot 'oi aelivery is an M-47 tank. All personnel, except ·rfminig. must attend the weekly man n-iU be trained as a tank crewman, learning communication, firing, aiming and tank familiarization. The company's aim is a high level of preparedness. Each summer the compauy receives two weeks' training in actual tank usage. During the summer of '56 the men went to Camp McCoy, Wis., where they used M-48 tanks in support of in- i fantrymen. j Fay is on a quarterly basis with · each man dravring a day's active ! duty pay. according to rank, for | each weekly meeting and for each I day at summer encampment. "~ i ^^gfci i Added Sunday School ' Space Provided m Sigourney Church i SIGOURNEY (Special)-- Bight Sunday school rooms were added 1 to the Methodist church last win- I ter and used for the first time on i March 4. | Three small classrooms along ' the front of the pine-room were constructed by means of a drop ceiling partition with folding accordion doors enclosing the rooms for privacy. When these doers are rolled back, the original hall space is available. Two similar rooms were built along the south side of the tuning room of Fellowship hall. Two other rooms were permanently partitioned from the dining room along the north side. Additional construction, work on the main floor of the church also has provided more Sunday school space. Longtime ISU Worker Honored Af Sigourney (Bv Mrs. Frank Jaeger) SIGOURN2Y (Special)-- Harry A. Butler was honored on the night of Oct. 31, when he retired from employment with the Iowa Southern Utilities Co. after 38 years of continuous service. He was the guest of honor at a party given by the employees of the local office in the basement of the ISU building. He was presented a wrist watch as a. farewell gift. Butler, who has worked for many years in the service department, stated that he had worked at almost every task but linemar: Countless Sigcurney resident: know him as the man who res- the meter or installed appliance- through the years. BUTLER had been employed by the Peoples Gas and Electric Co. of Burlington before the plant was purchased by the ISU. The old building near the Milwaukee depot is now used as a storage depot. It was there tha' Butler was a fireman. He fired four boilers for the two engines He later had the job of engineer. In 1924 the Iowa Southern Utilities Co. established an office, an 1 "" service was rapidly expanded. H- was ser.t to Cnariton in 1925 fo- a short time. Returning to Sir ourney. the But'ers rr.sved to the- 1 home on North Jefferson street. His most frisT.te-:r,sr experier.- came when at the old plant -. smoke stack was b!-\vn down dir- ing a severe stem-;. "I wa- thoroughly scared that night wher it crashed dsv.-n c-n the roof." si'~. the veteran err.pioyee. A NATIVE of Sigourney. Butler attended high school here. H was employed by Kracht Bros. a pioneer carriage firm. He aui!'. buggy tops and nia upholstering Later the firm handled the automobile. and he repaired curtain? and upholstering or. them. For a time he had his «wn re pair shop, in which he repaire,. auto curtains. He also desigr.ee and made a curtain that opened with the door. Curtains on early-mode! cars were removable, but when they were in place they enclosed the auto like a box. Mr. and Mrs. Butler have two children, both of whom live in Sigourney. They are Gene Butler and Mrs. Claude Bottorff. An oil labeled "salad oil" should not separate or solidify from a salad dressing at refrigerator tern-. ·perature. I 7 Years of*.. As Your ELECTRIC CONTRACTOR equip your horn* for m o d e r n electrical living TROUBLE MAKER Too many appliances and fixtures on one socket can lead to electrical troubles! Call us today. No Job Too Big - Or Too Small Frank Dow Electric Contractor 441 North 11 OR 3-3138 ALL-AMERICA CITY "GOOD Today, BETTER Tomorrow" SUFFOLKS.. THE GREATEST BREED FOR THE FARM FLOCK! $5,000 -World Record Price- Paid for Beau Geste Suffolk! Warrick's Beau Geste II, owned by Roy B. Warrick and Son of Oskaloosa, Iowa, was sold July 24, 1957. to George Athens (left) of Grand Prairie, Texas, for the world record price of $5.000. This is the world's highest selling ram of any mutton breed. The animals' sire, famous Warrick 44-P, has sired over $ 150.000 worth of sheep sold at auction. Standing with Athens is Roy Warrick, and showing fhe ram is Warrick's son, Joe. Warrick's Beau Geste II is a half brother to Warrick's Beau Geste which sold at auction in the 1955 international Livestock show to C. W. Flint, Tulsa, Okla., for a record price then of $3,500. there's PROF uf folks $1,125 --World Record Price- Paid for * 1 Beau Geste Ewe! A world's record price for i ewe of any breed -- $1,125 -- was paid Beau Geste Farms of Oskaloosa, owned by Roy B. Warrick Son, at the Sioux Empire farm show held in Sioux Fails, S. D., Feb. I, 1955. The ewe, Princess Beau Geste, was consigned by Roy Warrick Son and was purchased by C. W. Flint of Tulsa, Okla. Warrick previously turned dov/n a bid of $1,000 in another part of the country for the animal. Rated by many breeders as the world's finest Suffolk, the ewe is the daughter of Warrick 44-F, a ram that has sired more than $150,000 worth of sheep. The Suffolk Ram Here's a group of stylish Suffolk yearling rams at Beau Geste farms. Big, rugged, heavy boned rams like these will sire Iambs for the farm flock owner that weigh more pounds in a quicker time than any other breed. Suffolks produce more pounds and are worth more money. Ask us about our rams for your farm and commercial ew. flock. Registered Suffolk Sheep Roy B. Warrick Son BEAU GESTE FAP^S OSKALOOSA, IOWA Dial ORchard 3-7456 or 3-7622 NEWSPAPER!

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