Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 21
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 21

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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OMMOOU aUILY HKAL0 W-»1.. J« M . 30, 1917 T lettd Cfcrotian Mimed Plans IT IS HOffO THAT WOM on *fc« new 120 ft*t across the back, would be built «* Bathol Christian Reformed chwreh, pictured highway 63 north of OslcalooM. Tho confjroga- in this y*ar. Th* lion now worships in · basement ehureh at 322 above in e scale model, can beg new proposed church, 135 feet in length and .;» ·:· .;. «J- -J» ·:· ·!· »S» north Sixth straat. (Herald Photo) Members of the Bethel Christian Reformed church hop* that construction on a new church can ·tart this year. The site, a gift of the C. Van Engelenhoven estate, is located across the road and north of the KBOE radio station. It includes adequate ground for the church building itself, a parsonage, and a parking lot. A Fort Dodge architect was engaged and drew up plans and made a scale model of a proposed building along the same lines of the newly built Lutheran church at Lake City. The main part of the structure worshiping in a basement church would be 135 feet in length and i * l 322 north Sixth street and has woold contain a sanctuary which would seat about 460 people. The back width would measure 120 feet and would contain a wing j is pastor at the with class rooms, a nursery, a'which is composed kitchen, a fellowship room, rest rooms, the heating plant, etc. THE ENTIRE B U I L D I N G would be constructed of either stone or brick and there would be a carport at the rear for ease in discharging car passengers in inclement weather. parsonage just south of the church. Rev. John Olthoff, who earn* to the Oskaloosa church in June, congregation of about 70 families or 350 persons. The Bethel Christian Reformed church was formed in 1950 when the Christian Reformed church grew to a membership of 180 families. It was decided to split the congregation rather than build a new church so 56 families went The congregation is presently I to the new church. City Water Mains Extended In '56 Oskaloosa municipal water plant improvements in 1956 were limited to necessary main entensions and dead-end tie-ins, according to Roy O. Ellis, superintendent. About 8,500 feet of six inch HINT'S were laid in various sections of Oskaloosa, including A avenue west, College Hill avenue, Third avenue west, north First street, south Fifteenth street, Jlrst avenue west, north I street, and the entire new Happy Hollow residential addition on north Eleventh street, as well as a new main along Center street at University Park. The north I street extension provided water service for the first time for the horse barns at the northeast comer of the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds and is part of a loop to be finished in the northwest corner of town this year. The addition of the 8,500 feet j many farmers around the city, of new mains in 1956 brought i supplying water needed for live- tbe Oskaloosa water system total! stock, poultry and homes on farms of main* up to 5131 miles. I where wells had gone dry. A num- Although Oskaloosa was in thelber of haulers took care of farm drouth area last year there was a small perceptible drop in the water table of the south Skunk river well field at the pumping station, north of town, says Ellis. Tti normal years most of the water is pumped directly from the river bed but the low stage of water in the channel caused most of the pumping to be done in the well field near the river. Fumpage of the local plant totaled 309,559,000 gallons for Oskaloosa, University and Beacon, with per capita use of water here 77 gallons a day, as compared with the national average of 75 gallons. Oskaloosa furnished water for demands, loading their tanks at the special hydrant south of the. city hall. I The local water plant develop-1 ment has been based on long range; planning in 1950 by Alvord Burdick Howson of Chicago, engi-. users who made an extensive survey of local conditions and future needs. The new southeast tank and belt system was completed in 1952. BT THE BOOK BOSTON OB -- Burglars who stole six cases of whiskey from McSolla's restaurant also took a bartender's guidebook on how to mix cocktails. Jenkins Plumbing* Heating YOUR Exclusive GREEN COLONIAL HEATING-COOLING DEALER COMPLETE PLUMBING and HEATING SERVICE You can save money with a Green Colonial gas furnace because there is no heat wasted. The carefully planned Green Colonial installation pins a top quality unit is the reason. E\ery bit of heat is put where it is needed for more borne comfort. JENKINS PLUMBING HEATING 216 S. Market Did 2-2273 ftOGRISS GOOD today... BETTER tomorrow The Iowa Trust Savings Bank Grows With A Prosperous Community LET US SERVE YOU IN 1957 CHECKING ACCOUNTS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES TRUST DEPARTMENT SERVICE BANK BY MAIL SERVICE TRAVELERS CHECKS DAY AND NIGHT DEPOSITORY PERSONAL LOANS FARM LOANS CITY PROPERTY LOANS AUTOMOBILE LOANS INSURANCE LOANS CHATTEL MORTGAGE LOANS COLLATERAL LOANS We Invite Your Consultation On Any Banking Problem STATEMENT OF CONDITION, DECEMBER 31, RESOURCES Cash end One from Other Banks -----U. 8. Government Securities ---- $1,048,837.35 1,129,037.94 747,719.42 Deposits-Demand -. Savings and Tune LIABILITIES ..$2,434,332.19 _ 713,290.44 Total Cash * Marketable Bonds Loans and Discounts Overdrafts *. --_. --- -Banking Premises * Equipment. Other Anet* . $2,925,394 71 . 616,229.77 368 43,705.63 839.00 Total $3,586,172.79 Undivided Profits Reserves -- -Other Liabilities _ 191,492.66 46,000.00 1,057.50 ?3 586,172.79 Iowa Trust Savings Bank OSKALOOSA, IOWA NEWSPAPER! WSPAPfcRI

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