Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 55
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 55

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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I H. Wake To Add Self-Service System '57; To Build Bulk Bins SACKING OKRATIOKS IN THE High ·venue west plant of tho J. H. Wak« Feed Mill ·re conducted under conditions of the highest possible cleanliness, sanitation and ease of handling. From the three sacking bins, workers fill 50-pound bags, using automatic scales for weight measurement, end a stitching machine to close the bag. Peed cen be sacked end sewed at the rate of 200 bags per hour. (Herald Photo) Continuing its long-range expan- · neas for 1958 totalled $1,000,000 at I cal trade in custom mixing, waa efon program, begun in 1953, the t* 1 * J - ^ Wake Feed MiC, and also installed. Cost of the com- J. H. Wake Feed Mill is adding J Pml w afce predicts an even more plete program approximated $10,a new self-service system this Prosperous year for 1957. Dis- 000. year. tribution ia now concentrated raj James H. Wake, who ·tarted This innovation follows the na- *** eouthwest Iowa eountiea. ; the feed business in Oskaloosa 41 tional trend for increased demand·"»The company plans to add an-'yean ago. is still active in its by feed usera to take advantage other bulk truck to its fleet of management; with Phil Wake in of the benefits and savings of bulk. 16, now operated out of five stores; charge of production and distribu- OSKALO01A MAY W»d.. JM. 10. Iff7 Aam and · itaf ef te ·notber "*x and one ettee of la Oakalooea thia ployeee of · number ef ceived Christmas gift made up at Hackert'a. In the first two yeara of tion Hackert'a built up t order business from state in the nation: but orders were also received Panama Honolulu. With 15 regular employee* Hackert's employs additional during the holiday rush when orders pile up at their quarters at 601 High west. ; Business for Hackert'a Gaa Chemical co. Edgetowne, southeast of on highway 83. haa also During 195* the 400 bulk customers and 1,300 battle gaa eustomen with I Herald Photo) averaging 10,000 _ \ shipped in here by rail MODERN STOtAGE YARD AT OSKALOOSA Clay Pro- steel bands, into 100-brick units, are transferred from the kiln to gas. ducts company. Stockpiles ol brick are shown in the paved yard the yard by a Bickerstaff lift truck, which can handle 3,000 A total of 80 can of adjacant to the kiln. These brick, most of them strapped with pounds in one operation. (Her ~ ~ New Brick At Oskaloosa Clay Products Leads To Expansion Progreaa ia being made, at Oskaloosa Clay products, on the experimentation of processing a new light buff brick, increasingly in demand. If these experiments meet with success, the importance of this! ·ment of raw materials was -he gym), smooth red eolonade, frosty for distribution to AlHed'e | opening this fall of a new shale w ^ re cur ^ ^ buff hackberry tomers i pit three and one-half miles north- . ,,. . . . . . . , With this product heat waa ieast of Eddyville. Raw materials! ^'^^ tne bncx manufac-. ^^ ^ ^ waUr .y.^^ j taken from it--both clay and · tunnjf P^t is closed each year { brooder housea, and home cooking i rock--withstand a wider tern: from Nov. 1 through the end of' outside the natural gaa system, ae . largest shipments were made to; perjure range, advantageous in' February, because of limited gas; well aa lighting. Fiva trucks Cleveland, Ohio and St. Minn Paul, properly maturing the bnck. i supply, the office is maintained In addition to the new light buff j sales promotion headquarters. At Cleveland the Mav company bnck » u - Don which the firm ta I to » dditio B *» **»* office person- chain used 200,000 Norman brick-- experimenting, »t produces red'" 1 " -- by Gmen job hackberry, red rug texture (of the used the Penn nel some are still being retained through the winter months as a maintenance and repair crew. feed purchases. Coating an estimated $10,000 to , ees. | and possibly several more employ- tion. WAKE FEEDS TODAY contain $15,000, according to the mill's j A total of 18 are employed in the very latest nutritional ingredl- manager Phil Wake, the new sys- ; Oskaloosa, and 17 in the four enta. With the use of antibiotics, tarn will consist of six bulk bins.' other retail stores at Ottumwa, sulfaquinoxline, arsanalic acid ad- ,,,,._ Theae bulk tanks, with'a capacity What Cheer, Hedrick and Pack- ditives, stUbestrol. vitamins and famify* steed^mes^werT manu- of 10 tona each, will be erected wood. Two men are employed trace minerals, laboratory facili-1 factured here last year During inside the company's building at full time to make direct contacts ties available to Wake have de! Wayne Barrett, general manager, · surroundm* was the top year of production. since the firm's acquisition by the' chain which also operates plants at Ottumwa, Centerville, Des. Moines, Redfield, Ft Dodge and Mason City. A total of 7,000,000 brick- enough to build 1,000 medium- -- DEIJVEKT has just been com- rO% Iflfl AAA -frrtcfr-w on iw.uuu irosty Hackert's Building Substantial Repeat Business In Mail Order Gift Packages now in operation delivering the bottled gaa, in Mahaakm and rounding eountiea. Farm fertUiaers--both ftry liquid -- repreaent a eubetaattal R ^ ^t^^ ^ a boon, rolled baked ham. minute teak con cern-- but to Hackert's , with its own seasoning, and other ' con - Frozen Foods, now in its third ' hickory smoked meats are becom- 824 High avenue east jwith farmers to help them with veloped products that will make Feeders may load bulk feed on; their feeding and management for quicker and cheaper gains for their trucks themselves by using j problems. Wake's annual payroll j farmers and feeders, a start-stop pushbutton on the aug- j averages more than $120,000. The most modern of feed milling . DtTEEfG 1956 a new !me of j equipment is used -- high speed Under this self-service system, Wake products made its appear- · mixers, molasses mixers, crumbi- attached to these tanks. ft feeder first weighs in his truck or trailer, picks tip his feed from the bulk dispensers, then reports to the weighing station again where he receives a sales slip. ; The tanks provide rations for hoga, cattle and poultry. VOLUME OF FJ^KD sales bust- ance--dog meal and dog cubes, j lizers, rolled oats machinery and in five and 25-pound bags. {pellet machines,as well aa special* , station of a bank building in St year of operatl on, orders from this Improvement* in 1956 at Oskaloosa Clay Products plant j source are beginning to mean the. substantial increase in business. Henry Hackert reports that "56 ing a popular treat on tables of the discerning throughout the nation. Jack Fleener, manager of the i portion of Affied'a btieineae The company now haa five liquid ap- licatora in operation during the peak season. Eat To Build Resistance Against Winter Colds LINCOLN, Neb. m--Tour diet could be the cause of your winter series of colds. Health specialist Helen of the University of N ! you are in the habit of eat* included the enlarging of the m aU order business was almost I food locker nlant, tells of many | m S little or no breakfast and · firm's office, and its moderniza-' double that of 1955; and that | special holiday orders being pack- j hit-or-miss lunch you can probably tion. New paved storage yard, and muc h of it can be attributed to'j aged in 1956. ~An executive in Chi- I blame your colds on this. peak production the company employed as many aa 25 workers. ^ Out of the ten distribution points in the United States for Oskaloosa-made brick, two of the \ Of major assist in the procure- \ Hackert's precooked, boned and i says, there may be "six. slices of | good lunch. a stmw shed to house material increase in sales in Oskaloosa. j cago, for instance, varies his for shipping have been added. Rail- j With advertising in five na-! orders according to his friends' was Health authorities suggeat trying to build up resistance to eolda rebuilt i tional publications last year, ! tastes. In one package, Fleeaer i by eating a good breakfast and a, ' Construction in the Wake firm j designed conveyors. ; in 1956 resulted in the addition "Production of better feeds for! of a 30 by 60-foot all-brick build- j the farmers of Iowa" is Wake's j ing to the original building, buflt j aim. They feature Circle Brand in 1946, in What Cheer. New!feed for "every need in livestock mixing equipment, to handle lo- [ and poultry raising." 76th Anniversary for Barnhouse Music Ideal Is Proud To Be A Part of the Oskafoosa Community /·*_^\lkf^* B A Till ATla^^MK ^° ^ e n n College for its new gymnasium and forward-looking plan MODERN HEADQUARTERS FOR Oska- The above building was erected in 1940; to loosa's modern music-publishing house, the C. L which the fim -rioved from the old Oskaloosa Barnhouse company, at MO B avenue east. Last college building at the corner of High avenue year marked the 70th anniversary of this firm. west. {Herald Photo) The year 1958 marked the 76th ^ THE EARLY DAYS, an of j bugle corps numbers, anniversary of the C. L. Barn-' the engraving and printing of the Many ot he r top-flight compos- house company, music publishing f^ 1 .^.^ lhandled j ni _ ^ loc ^ era have written for the Barnhouse !.,._,._ , « . . . . ,,. , 0mpany These include Russel by the Barnhouse company is made firm founded in' 18SS in Oskaloosa publishing house. With the ad- ^ ^ by the late C. L. Barahouse, Sr. vent of offset lithography and Alexander, J. J. Richards, Clay Distribution of music published m =J 5 e l, P^ff'. mo *t music Smith, Gay Holmes, Peter' Buys, publishers turned this part of the F . a .McKay, George Frederick ousmess-over to specialists in, McKay ^a ^ L^ scarmoto music engraving and printing. j au weU -known in the instrumental achools and colleges in the Ignited - AJ1 of ** Barnhouse pirating, music field. States. The name "Barnhouse" and engraving is now done in Chi- j DISTRIBUTION OF Banihoiiw . _ . _ ' A^A-A 4-mI f%wsn* ·*·**·.-.4-.. TT--I..-«-.-*.__ 3 _ *-»a-J.AUiUUaC is familiar to radio ar.d television ' ca S° an d Cincinnati. However, I music is handled chieflv throuirh fsrnccrnv thA nlatav tnr j - _ . -_ _ , , ... ""S" stations, and recording companies well. art of egraving: the plates for printing the music has changed But to elaborate upon its pres- ^ TM? TM ^^J" 5 ?^ 25 ant operations, it is compelling to go back through the colorful history of the = company's founding ·Bd expansion. C. I* BARXHOtTSE, SR^ was born in Grafton, West Va,, tooK up the study of the cornet at the age of ten; and began the self- . ·tudy of harmony and composi- - ^ mcn De S aa dealers in all major cities in the United States and Canada, plus Alaska, Hawaii, Norway, Holland and Switzerland. Orders for music from this Os- come from kaloosa firm have of entirely by hand, according Charles Barnhouse HE. fifty years ago the bulk of the m^y foreign countries including taumeas was done with England, Italy, Bntish Malayf i musician^ and tfee Cambodia, French Morocco PhH- *,, ^* ±nese ^^.iPPme Isiands. Guatemala,' Fm- the public school bands'- - - - - "=""»» *TM up an over tion at 14, Ia 18S5 he moved to Mt. Plea- the country. TODAY THERE are some 8,- ·ant, Iowa where he was em-' 000,000 young people participating others. Performance rights for an Barnhouse publications are handled through SESAC Inc., an ployed as a machinist and also di- ln school m «sic programs and · m New York which reeled the city band. It was there, 1 that fcs spent most of his spare ' time, making the four sets of al; years. educators predict this fig- double in the next ten phabets, musical notes and char- i Dozens of composers have wnt- represent about 200 American publisher! of music. This agency has contracts with more than 22,000 radio- and tele- ·cters with which he engraved the; ten for the Barnhouse catalog m vision stations of national and re- first numbers to establish his ' the past 70 years. But undoubted- gional networks who are supplied music publishing business m 1886. t ly the most famous is Karl King with transcription libraries and These plates are still used today | who has composed some of the copyrighted material. Many Barn house publications have been ta- tor reprints of early compositions , finest marches ever published. in the Barnhouse catalog. In j More than 200 different selec- eluded on movie soundtracks and 1891 Barnhouse came to Oskaloosa tions composed by King can be | others may also be heard on *RCA where he served as director of found in the Barnhouse catalog. {Victor, Columbia and Decca rec- the famous Iowa Brigade band i This publication includes some 2,- ords. antfl Just a few years before -his '000 copyrighted musical composi- death ia 1929. This band served j tiong covering all phases of ta- 9* testing ground for the many j strumental music--band, orchea- ·utetanding musical compositions ; tra, solos, duets, chamber music, published through. th» years, j instruction books and drum aad;looaa. The three general partners In the company are C. L. Barnhouae, Jr.; Charles L. Barnhouse IH; and Robert S. Barnhouse, all of Oska- to build an improved Liberal Arts College. lo the Industrial Committee of the Chamber ol Commerce for lit efforts to bring new industry to town and which are close to being realized. * the Oskaloosa Daily Herald for its aggressive support ol Progress for Oskaloosa. ^^^N^J^*' n A Tl II A TI^NAIf to the Mothers of Oskalooia for securing new schools to go with CONKATULATIONb th.. x *.if.nt»««».,, .nd.taff. ^*^|lklf^n ATI II ATIl^^MICI '° *' ne * e ^ 3 '^ eri ' n town for their enterprise in making Oilcalooie a good place to shop. We Are Glad The Chamber of Commerce In 1949 Insisted Oskaloosa Was A Good Place In Which To Work and Live, They Were Right! Ideal Mfg. Co JEWS PA PER I nFWSPAPFRI

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