Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 59
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 59

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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OSKALOOSA DAILY HBtALD WeJ., Jan. 30. 1957 41 * if THIS IS A VIEW OF THE inferior of Ma- h*sk« county social welfare department in the new quarters at 218 High avenue west. The building was completely remodeled and a 65 foot addMinn was built to provide a large reception room and offices for department case workers. The rooms are reached by a hallway along the east side of the building. L R. Peterson is the department's director. The quarters for this office was formerly in the Mahaska county court house. {Herald Photo) -:- -:County Relief Offices Offers More Than Just Subsistence Orders Ordering food, clothing, fuel, 1 Shelter, and medical aid are the ·pedtied duties of the Mahaska county relief office, headed by MW Ruth Adam§. '. . ~Tr^ . ,,. . I Oskaloosa Produce I Increases Export i Shipments In '56 Increase to the exporting of shell eggs to foreign countries has been substantial dunrg 1956, according to John Van Zetten, manager of Oskaloosa Produce. Shipments were made to Spain and tomers pick up their chicks at the door of the hatchery, according to M J. ilaxled, manager. Chick- raisers from surrounding counties --Iowa, Keokuk, Poweshiek, Wapello, Manon and Monroe--as well as Mahaska depend on OskaSoosa Produce for t h e i r profitable flocks. Operating v.ith three employees, four breeds are new hatched at the modem building at 710 south Ma'ket' Wine Lesho^is. White * _ will do more toward the rehabilitation of a family than will the financial aid. In the files in the relief office are many human interest cases, where encouragement and personal interest have succeeded in helping families to be self-supporting. Personal problems are approached objectively. One tells of a world war veteran who, having served in China helping quell the rebellion, during peacetime in the USA, was not eligible for veterans' benefits, or veterans' hospitabzation, nor could he get assistance from soldiers' SMALL A M O U N T of e and his avenue east, Oskaloosa Produce' hag fauilt its business to the point where it now regularly employs 45 people. Eggs and poultry are bought in dependent dealers and individual farmers. Chickens and turkeys are here at the plant and all over the United States, both frozen and fresh form. One of the processes which feas gamed in demand over the last ten years, Van Zetten reports, is that of the "breaking of eggs"; packaging and freezing separate whites and yolks. The company is I now packaging egg whites for ' cake mixes, an4 the yolks for salad dressings, among other uses. Barr Paint Adds Formica Topping To its Servlc 'ca table "o-es, hos- - latest c - :ered b ' f . l Faoncation of i; -- d co:illte r tcps for P llSis *** "d JST es !· * f^% a ^ ° ~l° se %.^' W^S" corr ~ =r - LVf3 \ % .^f" 1 "- . c ^ 5r ard TMan- fS er - stat - Q **? n^nc-- 3 =: do!- lars were expe^ced rs acia the fab- ncatl ° a tools : ^ t_-e company * now m the Process of re-bu-ld- ff °^ equipment such as the fetocauon aMes and c.araps. and he was forced to apply for coun^ relief. Smce he was bed- test, his wife had to resign her position to stay home to care for . ,_ USKoIOOSd j , . _ Industrial Economy Through the help of county and. MOmaA ae number * em- ·tate funds he was moved to the j -^^ by sea^ O ska- Hospltal at the university of Iowa, \ IOQS nv e company furnishes and his wife could go back to| m lovmeEt to ^ peop i e dunng work. Dunng his treatment there ^ / ^ ^ momhs / it was found that he needed a i special type shoe, which had to operated be made in a specialty shop. Ma- ^ haska county relief underwrote the cost of these shoes, the patient la now back at home able to care Owned by Dwight Mateer, and Tjces a assurance of his e comoany now ser- of Q ^^ ^^ soft bottled locally. It puts out a full line of flavors for himself, and his wife can re- , mde £ its OWQ trade name _ j M tain her 300. beverages ^ action Mason's Mrs. Adams reports that the roo t faeer, Double Cola, Sour relief loads are quite stable m Schnapps fwhich is bottled at only this county; although the load does three other locations in the state), increase during the winter months white soda, and sparkling water due to lack of employment--which' are a iq O bottled at the plant. if a new industry could be secured , ^\ i j} 1 modern equipment To cases here, would undoubtedly help re-j 0 f beverages can be turned out lieve the situation. every hour; and three trucks are ONI.Y WRITTEN OKDEKS--no used in delivering the products, cash are issued to applicants for | Mateer erected his first concrete county relief. On groceries, Mrs. block plant DuJdmg m 1948, at Adams complimented the merch- 1107 Eleventh ai enue west In 1952 ants for their cooperation in help- a new warehouse was added at tne ing the recipients" buy staple and rear of the rram plant, for stor- "sensible" food. However, relief age space Busj-.ess expansion jus- reapients are given the preroga- tified construction of a 24 by 80 five of shopping at the grocery of foot acdition in 1955, and the add.-' __ the installation of formica tops on the counters at Milky Way Dairy. Daws S. Barr started the business in 1925, at 220 First avenue 1 west; and moved to the present location at 204 First avenue west in 1929. Approximately six months ' ago Daws W. Barr took over the _ complete operation from his father. I In addition to handling a general line of pa.nts, glasswork and mill--ork, the fcm makes custom- built window sashes and door frames. Two years ago a complete line of plastic t-Ze floor coverings was added; and also a hie of power tools, mclud'ng electric hand tools and bench fools, Barr indicated that additional services are m the planning stage for 1957, including the hiring of extra employees. Currently employed by the Barr company are Mrs. Max Harsm, Floyd" McCaU, Jr. and Kenneth Duncan. C / 5P3C6 r their choice. The relief office is maintained by the county, under direction of the board of supervisors. It also handles all medical assistance-which has increased to approximately one-third of the total %vork load--for old age assistance recipients, since there is no provision tion of new Quality Is Constant | Aim At Oskaloosa Produce Hatchery At Oskaloosa Produce Hatcherv, for such, care under present state a coptirl ,. ng program is conducted laws. Legislation to ciange this to bdl]d up breeds 01 - chicks ^ procedure nas been discussed for to i^-e^; egg production presentation of the next session rnroljSh Wls qua hty program and Of the state general assembly. constantly improved methods of Mrs. Adams recorts that in al- sa% at*G-- cjsto-iers are assurea most all instance she ma^es per- that bemnd Oskaloosa Produce ·onal contacts with the aoctors Chicks are years of selection aaa handling the various cases, and often times visits the patients themselves. scientific breeding. ProQUct-on levels have been , sicadJy maintained, and all cus- A remoderag project at the Ma- Book s:ore, located at 103 High aver as east, to provide addi- tonal c.spia space ~,as completed late last summer. Slahaska Bf-ak store is owned and rr.aragci oy E. A. JIcFadden and Ra;%- L. S'.,auson. It has been in the same location for over 20 years. The vork crsisted of removing t'-ie old sta r av along the west side of the rear room. Also re- m^rec '.as tre olc cupboards. The opemrg v.aa tren completely closed ara ie* shelving v.as m- =taliec :cr :ne a.splay vi office A r.t." sta.ri zy to the second Qoor -was cuUt IP the northwest correr of the rocr-. ;^si over the present case' ert sta.r* ay. OFFICE AND DISPLAY SECTION of the H«w Modern Plumbing Supply Company, Inc. wholesalers of plumbing and heating supplies, li now located at 150-152 Peila avenue. Located in the old Floor Bros., Shaw grocery building, the business is managed by Ervin IE WS P 4 PER fl R C H1V E ® « _,, Simon. The 50 by 200 foot building is divided into three sections -- the front part beihg a business office with three sample bathroom displays (pictured above) and the rear two for storage of fixtures, supplies, and parts. (Herald , Photo) I "GOOD Today, BETTER Tomorrow The American Legion helps build a better America! · The youth and civic work of the Harry L. Anderson Post No. 34 of the American Legion helps build a better America for us alL The Legion and Auxiliary sponsor Boys State and Girls State where our young people learn the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. This is excellent Observe Veterans' Day Oskaloosa's first Veterans' Day observance was enthusiastically accepted by not only veterans but the entire populace of Mahask county. Dignitaries from - throughout Iowa and members of the armed services attended the memorial services November 12, took part in the fine parade and enjoyed the evening banquet. training for our citizens of tomorrow. More youngsters get basic training in good sportsmanship on the Oskaloosa Junior Legion baseball team. Others get a working knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights through local and state oratorical contests. 1 Future Veterans' Day observances will be directed by a permanent Community Veterans Day committee composed of members of all local service groups. PAUSING BY THE GRAVE OF Harry L. Anderson are these representatives of the American Legion, who have participated in the flagging of veteran's graves. The local Legion post was named for Anderson. Shown above are, from left, Earl Allender, Dale Miller, Randy Miller. Gerald Miller, Mrs. Ear! Allender, Daws W. Barr, Paul Stump, Wynne Everman, Guy Hyde, Wilbur Dilley, Walter Charles and L J. Werner. Over W. E. "TED" HALL, retired M. St. L. switchman, again is first to pay his American Legion dues. "Ted", left, receives his 1958 membership earJ from Frank Roseoe, first vice commander and membership chairman. Every New Year's Day for 15 years, he has been paying his dues two years ahead and receiving the No. I card isued by Harry L Anderson post No. 34. Members-And Still Growing! Dues are only *5. a year. Membership Campaign Now Underway Your 1957 Membreship entitles you to the use of one of Iowa's finest Legion feyifdings. CLUBROOM HOURS... Monday thru Friday . . 4:OOp.m.toI2:OOp.m. Saturday I:00p.m.tol2:00p.m. Sunday - Closed Sunday. Holidays . . . . . . Open Holidays except Christmas Yerfyn L. Warning, Club Manager Auxiliary Has Outstanding Service Record The Legion Auxiliary serves hundreds of delicious meals from their new kitchen as a means of financing- their many worthy projects. They contribute to the support of many local fur.d drives and welfare agencies. Receipts of nearly $500 from Poppy Day sales are used locally in rehabilitation and child welfare work. They also -.olunteer their time in many local actn .'.es and serve as Ladies in Blue at Knox* -He Veterans Hospital. They also carry out as extensive program of a:*i r --ies within their own organization. . r -ding family nights, honoring G^ S'- r Mothers, and honoring their own r«.;~ presidents. Dial 3-4457 or 3-3763 for Banquet Service Information Largest Dining Hall Facilities In Oskalcosa - Mrs. James Nelson Legion Officers Auxiliary Officers CU££ Kensler, ccr- Emil Gregory, sec--; BUlie McKee, ftrar Joe Price, chapla - - torian; Garold Hes. '= -- Frank Roseoe, first vice-commander; " commander; Charles E McCa.n. adjutant; '" cer 5 Wynne Everman, sergeant-at-arms; - Barr . service officer; Stillman dark, his- 3 S« advocate. :.:-= Ja-es Xelscn, prer:der.t; Mrs. Emil Gregory, vice-president; M-- Da-e }-: "sr seccrd vice-pres dent; Mrs Ruth Adams, secretary; ·^_- j- ,r^-. Sv, arson treasurer' Mrs Earl A!!ender, chaplain; Mrs. Pves T--- a r ;h r-s-onan: board n?embers--Mrs. Charles McCain, i:rs Cra-.es G'attly, Mrs. Leona Chambers. Harry L. Anderson Post No. 34 Clubrooms · 120 South First Oskaloosa, Iowa Died 3-4457 . P W S F A P F R !

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