Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 61
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 61

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
Page 61
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(f * Over S16,MO Sport On Reeadifoning Y.I.CJL BuiUiig tU,OM ha* torn expended HKW OOKCBCfK fRl* aa4 t*» "TT* jg alao WM by group* their ·wtnadac aMttjr MM tw paat year in recoodt- valid oak doon wen iaeUIIed 1* f or aBamra. onion meeting!, teat*. Ihaee Marine tfc* ' CM,oat ha* been expended year in ·1-year-old Young i'a Chriaitaa Association build* which was dedicated in IMS fey tft* lite President Theodore And there's more improvement v«cfc ahead in the the board program members and General Secretary George Lmdgren, who has pUyed a key vole in the operations and general Improvement program since taking orer his post Aug. 15, 1955. Under Lundgren, the member- chip at the YMCA has grown beyond all expectations. There were about 100 members when he took orer and the roll sow stands at MS -- 300 men and women, 217 boys, and 48 girls. solid oak the are* leading ·» th* the_stairw»y th* first floor lobby to from walled witt oak battway* floored with plastic tile aad * partition waa installed to atparat* the pool aad locker room* from the adjoining gym entrance. Altogether, thia work ran about $·,000. The first floor lobby and omces were repainted, new doon were installed and the rear area of the first floor and stairwell to the second floor were painted and papered. The Y's Mennettea. women's afr jfiliate of the Y's Men club, com- T-Mateo union meetings, atudtos, luncheon meetings, aad for many activities. of the activities of the Y's club included sponsoring train races, senior club Olympics, ·ark. ASSISTING Lundgren with the "Y" tests included 4» fish. 15 fiyiaf sharks while several their requirements **r badge* and life saving. There are ! plinncid a* eluding the laying of a b*d|r aeed- ed new floor in th* and the raconditioniag of the sec- huge task of running the YMCA ood floor ____ ., and keeping the many programs ', third floor rental room*. "£r unity room and ,, -. . ^ get an idea how much YMCA. have been ' TM for Games have been in fym^ mmtmu TEW ^JL*.«A. ; «.»jfc»«*^ w». *,***,' ** ·* "--- **·· --- - · * --- --- -- -- ---- - -- -- fiM^^vu .^j, *·*«* , The money for these improve- - pietely remodeled a ladies powder | Morgan Kisor room and small i . Ana ;"*" **» nents was raised during a cam- j room on the second floor. The Y's paign among loyal Oskaloosans. j Men have been active hi their program and are now remodeling a dub room on the second floor. THE LATEST addition at the YMCA was the Morgan Kisor me- The drive netted over 914,000. THE FIRST JOB completed was] the buying and Installing of a new filter system for the swimming* dedicated pool. After being closed for about' morial lounge for the youth of Os- 1S months, it was reopened last katoosa. This room " * February and today is rated as of the finest indoor pools in in December and been in active use since then. Iowa. This project cost some Friends of Morgan Kisor, who $5.000. Next t«ndgren and the "Y" board went to work on remodeling the locker and shower rooms. The old showers worked poorly, locker rooms were dim and inadequate, and there was no satisfactory method of handling youngsters' clothing as they came in to use the pool and gymnasium. j was killed in a highway accident, donated almost d,000 to aid in providing mis room. It has new furnishings throughout and waa completely reconditioned and modernized at a cost of about 92.000. Some of the regular activities or groups which make use of the "Y" facilities include the Dip Dine club for businessmen Mon- So, last summer",' the walls of; day, Wednesday. Thursday, and both the men's and boys' locker | Friday: two slimnastic classes for rooms were replastered and re- women; a senior basketball league painted, new concrete floors were during the winter; * senior and a groups engage in tournaments almost every night Both the gym and pool were ptace the present coal stoker heating system with ga* heat NOT LEAST IMF THE YMCA fa- used by several outside groups. cilittes is the Youth Center tor Boy Scouts from What Cheer, Del- i high school and -rmde school stu- ta, Monteaima, and Eddyville in j dents. That are* has been the fo- additton to the local Qskaloosa' cal point of many school parties. troops have used the "Y" facilities. A total of 728 boys used the pool during December and 1,158 made use of the gymnasium. The grade school basketball teams meeting Tuesday. Wednesday, and Thursday from 4 to 6 p. m. totaled 580 boys. The mgh school clubs, which are the Y-Teens, Hi-Teens, Junior Hi- Y. and the Hi-Y had a total attendance of 790 for the month. In conjunction with the Hi-Y program, Harvey accompanied four boys to a model legislature meeting in Des Koines. Seventy boys participated in the dances, etc.. and is agate attracting many boys and girts. It was rehabilitated some yean ago. Members of the YMCA board of directors are: Paid Taylor, Billie W«d, Of WHih Cty Star* booses h US* Oskalooaa's safety 1956 took the «ama upswing aa did that j nation. I According to figures eaanpito* 1 by Assistant Ponce Chief Fran* Heslinga, there were Hf importable accidents withia the limits during 1956. This with only 220 in 1955. Property damage, howcrar. A COMPLETELY MODERN locker room is 1 95,000 less. Of the 276 accidents, there was property damage Ol 237 j -- of approximately 150,00*. In 37 collisions 41 were injured; and nine ' were also reported injured. la only two pedestrians wars fta- jured. As in 1955, one pedestrlam, although bicycling, was reported killed. That was young Blair, 8. who was crushed the wheels of a truck on Dee. 2*. and became Oskaloosa's first fatality of the year. $6,000, Including replastering and painting of ! "In 1957," according to Fottc* ; pictured above and was the result of remodeling walls in both the men's and boys' locker rooms. '. Chief Lawrence YTranT "an police , a laying of new concrete floors, installation of have been instructed to 'crack McKee, Dr. Robert Alberti. Dale j work to do away with antiauated showers | dingy locker room. etc.. at th* local Y.M.C.A. new lockers and shower equipment, air vents. down * to the fullest extent of the jThis improvement, done at a cost of some lighting equipment, etc. (Herald Photo) I 14 * on aU reckless drivers aad Pace, Clifford Powers. Joe I. Gettys, Don HemphUl, Ray Swanson,! U R. Carson, Al Carlaon. Chsrleaj Walling, Ned Gilbert, Charles Rua- j . sell, Bob McCormick, Carroll Al-iN** 1 "*"- |«*. vice-president; Billie McKee, sop. Dr. Kenneth Bowie, Rev. A. | Tne present officers are Don: ins»urer; and Dr. Kenneth Bow- T. Maberry. Joe Gray, and John : Hemphill, president; Clifford Pow-ije. secretary. GOOD today, BETTER tomorrow OSKALOOSA those involved in accidents. Speeds will be carefully checked, and we will make every effort, night day, to show progress in ing accidents." laid, and new lockers, shower! church Softball league during the»Junior olympjcs and another 25 . . . . . * . . ~_--*-w-_ _--..»_ wnliAv-1 enteiwi fn* Y e MAT* annual train equipment, air vents, lighting equipment, etc.. were installed. ! The boys' showers are set off; from the locker rooms by metal panels while a room formerly used for boxing and weight lifting was remodeled for use as a basket and check-out room for boys whose clothing is handled by an attendant operating from behind a counter. summer months: men's volley- S entered the Y's Men annual train ball; men's swim classes; the Whirl and Wheel square dance club, square dance instruction races. There were an additional 125 watching the races. THE YOCTH CKAiTEK dances; classes; family swim nights; bus- drew an attendance of 830 students, iness girls' swim classes; a day!during December. A high school camp at Lake Keomah; Penn col-! girls slimnastics class was organ- lege boys and girls swim classes; | ized with a dozen attending regu- C. E. I. girls swim classes; Y's'' " Men's club, and the Y's Mennettes I club. larly. 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