Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 23
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 23

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
Page 23
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, OSCALOOSA DAILY HERALD J«n. 30, 1957 f * taeipts At Post Office Reach New High-$133,781 · Continued business gains in . Ockaloosa are reflected in the big' gcrt calendar year ever recorded · by the local post office. ! Postmaster Leonard L. Snvr-er ! reports total receipts for 1956 as : 9133,781, nearly Si.000 mere than · the previous year. t 0ur Sn £r the las' five years re- I cepits have jump-.-i $23,487: and i going back ten ;-;-. s records :n- idicate the 1955 figure akr.cst I 952,000 more thar. t:-v,-se for 1916. i Fifteen years ago *.hey were more · than ^70,000 less -.has for last ifc.-.V: ^ GAMMJS. OWNED AND OKRATED by Wesley Glenn ·nd Fritz HeinricKs, moved across the street into this new location last summer at 210-212 High avenue west. Prior to the move ; which enlarged their available space, they laid a new tile floor, installed new !!sh^ modeled their counrers, front. The move erreb'e: chandise in ai! de-srf-ne f. i ^ ~:"fT^ i iHerald Photo) THE PHOTO SHOP OCCUPIED new quarters at 206 High ·venue west last spring after completely modernizing the interior of the building and putting a new front on the exterior. The firm, owned by Raymond Stitely and Cleo Perkins and managed by Mary Jane Green, took over the building formerly occupied by Dr. E, V-.' commodates an incr=£ ed lines of phs;sgr=c: iarge printing rc-orr. ·.. machine, a complete i TODAY 31 POSTAL employees jare regularly en-.p::vrf to handle ] the flow of mail, v.-fc;ch Sny-ier re] ported as becoming :;· jre stable than in /feais p*i. Pmrcel post busir_«s increased substantially in 1956. carr-cularly fibres, sainted and redecorated, r«- j«t CJuristmas-tiine when industrial ;^d Installed a new ..«.,!,, -*J^i!j l ffiS^ F^S to enlarge their line of ««·'- | ^"^ Lynn . 8 Hatches were the heaviest recorded. Salaries paid local pos:a! employees now total about Sl-iO.OOO per year, with eight regular city mail carriers, five tn rural routes; four substitutes, eight regular and two substitute posta' clerks, two custodians and the postmaster and his assistant on the payroll. Oskaloosa carriers were cited in 1956, by the National Safety council, for completing- a cumulative total of 76 years without an automobile accident. THEOtTGH THE EFFORTS of Congressman Kar! M. LeCompte 'Sunday mail service was restored I in Oskaloosa during 1956. The j city had been without such service I since the discontinuance of II. j St. L. passenger service on Sun! days. Mai! which had previously ar- i rived here Sunday morning:? was I held over in Albia ur.ti! Moni^y · morning, and many protests -.vere ! registered by business and in-ius- j trial establishments. Congressman LeCompte referred the situation to the a.ter.- . ,,. , . ! tion of the post office department. .;c----d3. ^f nsw ;srge sabs room ac-.| ^^ ^ regional director at S". -. h;.?by cspartrnent as well as e*p»" d -j Louis made a study of the iocii = .:.;:--er.r end supplies. Trre shop has » i mail situation. : : 5 if.-ssi zasfman automatic printing | AS a result, Sunday morning s =,;-;-. s - -c i a nt, «tc. f H era id Photo) l mail service was resumed on June J17 with the star route sen-Ice leaving Albia at 9 o'clock Sunday mornings and arriving at the post office at 9:45 THE HAROLD PARKERS now reside in this new residence located at 1302 Carbonado road. It has an 'L" shaped living andT dining room, a fu!l basement, four bedrooms, a recreation room in the basement, bottle gas furnace with baseboard heat- ing, mostly glass in ins garage on the sc:;th=s3 carpeting in the living birch doors, and a brie -Post office hours on- were changed to B??0-.a.n-.. to; 12:30 p.m., and 6 to 9 ?.si- to; .^accommodate -handliEg- of mall, j ' Forty-two postal bags, !nclT;dingj ^ nine pouches of first c!a3S mail, i were unloaded the first morning service was resumed. ; Another -welcome arrival at the ; local post office in the fall of '56 : was Oskaloosa's first four-wheeled i -sail cart, for use by city carriers. | Ef THE DARK Corm. RF» -- A thief s a s t . e n d c : the living room, a double took advantage of a power failure v corner, s f.'rsc'ace in the living room, v v -hich Dlunged the city into dars- ar.a t'.r'r.c rooms, bionde pine finish, ness aid drove a new automobile ·: vsnesr -"r-nt. {Herald Phoio) out of a dealer's showroom. Charles H. Scholz Remodels Building For Office Suites Remodeling and redecorating i work on the Scholz building at 113 : north Market street is progressing satisfactorily and is expected to; be ready for occupancy by late- February. j Charles H. Scholz, local attar- j aey, purchased the building last cummer from the W. R. Lacey estate. He will occupy one of the offices and will rent the rest. Others who will be in the building are: Den Adel Insurance Service in the front suite, Dr. Pierce A. Jensen, and Jack Hunt Realty. Two other offices are not rented yet. Both Scholz and Hunt are now located in the Mahaska Theater building. Den Adel is now at 1125 High avenue east, and Jensen is located at 120% High avenue west- j Formerly located in the 29 by 120 : foot area was the Oskaloosa Trib- ] one Press and Augustine Pick-. grail realtors. j THE ENTIRE office area is be- ' tog air conditioned, the ceilings ·re being lowered and covered With acoustic blocks, the floors are all tiled with the exception of carpeting in the private offices, "~ ·nd the walls are being painted. A hallway wOl run along the north Side ft the building. : Den Adel Insurance, owned and operated by G. J. and Marion Den Adel, win occupy the front 23 by 27 feet. G. J." Adel started the ·gency here in 1950 and was joined by his brother, Marion, Sept. 1, 1956. They operate a general agency With 50 agents in 10 southeastern Iowa counties in addition to the local agency. They are affiliated with several companies, both stock and mutual, and handle all lines Of insurance. Their suite will consist of a reception area, a general office area, «nd two private offices. They will install all new matched office furniture, will have draw drapes at the glass front, and will have a private angled entrance at the . ·outh. j Also associated with the agency to Mrs. Clarence Dea Adel aa the ( receptionist. | anks Again" for our Patronage SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE GOES INTO EVERY PRESCRIPTION ! Our registered pharmacists keep uo on the S s f a j fcienf'fic developments and stock the ne-.vg.- r.ro ducts. We compound your prescription prec'ss- and without delay! Modem, trustworthy service! · e · " We wish to take this opportunity to tell all you fins foilfs how much we sppreciate your patronage. !t has been another good year for us and we owe It ail to you--our friends era' customers. Thanks again. EVERYDAY HEEDS We are proud -' o'Jr many departments full of your svsryday needs. Our selections inciuds everything from toothbrushes ta cls*-ette$. Remember . . . shop Here for f-e things you need every day. You'll Enjoy A Quick Sn^sk Mf C*if Fountain Stapp's John Deere Tractors Set New Power and Economy Records In Official Nebraska Tests Never before in the history of the Nebraska Tests Have any single manufacturer's tractors established so many records for power and fu-si economy. In a recent series of tests, John Deere set a new horsepower record for row-crop tractors with the "720" Series . . . four fuel-economy records for c--soline and LP Gas models in the "520" and "620" Series ... and an a'i-ttrre, ali-tractor fuel economy record with the new. "720 i: Diesel, VAN Today, BETTER Tomorrow" :- - - . ' / . A '· for a ffosf City. We will in be this yesrl ACROSS FROM THE COURTHOUSE Suffolk Sheep Association; Aiex Viclvsnzia, In 1956 We Held Two Sales and Our Annual Meeting at Oskaloosa Buyers from 10 states attended these events in your Fine City, Purchased over 60 sheep. Top price paid at our Spring Sale was S500 SH1SP You are corcHa'iy j-virsa to our next 2 sales io be Hs!d at Southern lows Fairgrounds CSKALOO5A, !GWA Sa*,, Dee* 7 IOWA PUREBRED Suffolk Shee EVERETT SAMS, Pres. MarshalJtown RALPH L. LYNN', Sscy. West Des Wcines NEWSPAPER!

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