Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 64
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January 30, 1957

Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 64

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« M W«!., Jan. 30, 1957 OSKALOOSA DAILY HttALD FRANK VAN HAArTOTS NEW HOME IN LEIGHTON R. §. THOMASSEN'S TWO NEW HOMES IN LEIGHTON Leighton Has Water System. Two New Homes j (Bv Mrs. Rex Green) j LEIGHTON, (Special) -- Leigh- j ton's foremost achievement in I j 1956 has been the installation of a j municipal water system and the; construction of the town's pump 1 house, which also houses the 3500- gailoa storage tank. j The building is a 12x20 wooden' frame structure, all' insulated. **«T fireproof siding and fireproof roof- j ing, cement floor and has cne door j and one window. The pump oper- \\ ates automatically. The building i was constructed by Sedre! Con-: struction Co. of Oskaloosa. ; MR. AND MRS. Frank Van Haaf ten have purchased a lot j from Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Brumme 1 and have built a two-bedroom home, with full basement and garage. The house is covered with green and white fireproof siding and roof, the gable ends are painted brown and the front of the house ·' has red cedar panelling painted j green. j ; The interior of the house has '. floor and have installed a water floor has splash-colored floor cov- plastered walls and painted, alum- fountain. j ering. From the kitchen there is a inuxn window and storm doors.' Leonard Simons has purchased: small closet that has four s*«« Excelon tile covers the floors, ex- *h e Leighton stockyards from Earl leading up to the attic for storage. cept those of the 13x20 living an ^ Melvin Brummel and is en- j There are all-aluminum windows room and the master bedroom^ closing the runways. Bill De Heer j and storm doors on the house. ;is employed at the stockyards. _ _ . a built-in HENRY SEDKEL has built a . lavatory and tub, plus a large 30x80 metal-cage laying house as i water heater and the automatic linen closet and a very large an addition to his hatcherv busi- j washer and dryer. A large L- cedar-lined storage closet The nes. II has a 30x10 basement for {sbaped, concrete driveway leads to closets in both bedrooms have slid- storage. It has a cement floor, is the garage, ing doors. ; completely insulated, and has a THE KITCHEN has birch-oanel, large ventilating system, built-in cupboards with a double; The building can house 1,680 j bouse with a car port on the east sink and garbage disposal. There. hens. The individual hen cages are j side. Thi* house also has a large is a small bar making a small ; nun from the ceiling in double! living room with a picture window dining room at one end of the rows. The cages have automatic! facing the south, a kitchen with kitchen, also an automatic washer water cups and rollaway plat- j built-in cupboards, a bathroom and dryer in the larger portion of forms for the eggs, the purpose o f ; with a linen closet, and a utility the kitchen which are to insure eggs of high \ room. It is heated with an auto- The living room has an 11-foot", quality. j matic oil furnace. . picture window facing the east. I Henry and Lou Sedrel and Wil- j ALVDf GOEMAAT, Leighton's The house is heated by a gas fur- i lis Van Haaf ten were chiefly in j postmaster, sold his building that nace, and the basement has a large j charge of the construction. j had been housing the post office to recreation room with a ten-foot 1 MR. AND MRS. R. E. Thomas-1 Brummel Bros, for a garage to picture window, also a half bath-j. sen have bought a large lot from; house feed trucks. Goemaat then room in the basement. j Henry Veenstra and have built a ! moved the post office into the The pride and joy of the Van \ spacious, blonde brick home, with j building that had been housing the Haaf tens, however, is an 8x15 i white fireproof roofing. j barber shop. screened porch on the south side j It is a three-bedroom home with The new post office i« a red of the basement, with a deck on j hardwood floors, all plastered and: brick building, 18 by 24, with top of the porch. I painted walls, large closets in each i knotty pine on the inside. The lob- Frank Van Haaf ten, his son Al-| 0 f the bedrooms, a most modern j by has plastered and painted vin. his son-in-law Gene Jennings, j bathrom with a large linen closet, i walls, and has fluorescent lights. Arthur Van Haaften, Marvin De j and a long ban dividing the bath- j The building has oil heat. Goe- Jong and Mr. Bannister were the; room and master bedroom from! maat. Bill De Prenger and How- carpenters; Sam Vanderzyl did | the other two bedrooms. There is j ard De Prenger were chiefly in the masonry, Freeman Houk of J a large mirror at the end of the i charge of the construction. Oskaloosa did the plastering, and · ^aii i The Leighton school was made Arthur De Jong was the painter, j The living room is an carpeted j more modern with the installation MR. AND MRS. Jake Stouwie j and has a large picture window; of two rest rooms in the base- have purchased the B J Lunch facing the west, with the air con-jment The school's entrance was _ _ -- * *· v V* ·»» **· .a-J-2^___. L.»n«- _!«1*4 £*.4j*. t-l*.* ·»·»»*·* ! Vn_t*4«*1fr AYf/t OT altlWltWllTT* srf'/TrTTI constructed ·tMft, assent*, clay aad earnest ·^·W^sihM "flfe 4^ J^s^sslMW^B^I 4w^^ tfWttlV^stW drill*-!* and drive-oat service automatically-opera- JWUHI «*; MOHtemmO HflS Staff* Approved the main floor at the buUding M jMignnil for (reateit 0z» safety, while the buemcnt i* ateo completely fireproof, with a crete, floor, walls and ceihnf. The trout Of the buUdias; is covered with porcelain-steel p"" nt "c The new Pefla Bootery is located at TOT Franklin street la a new two-story bufldins;, X by so feet. The aecond floor is to be awd a* as apartment. The store Is owned and operated by Cad Wefc*s aad Uoyd Vander Street. Water Supply MONTEZUMA (Special)--While i the Montezuma Mutual Telephone | Co.'s conversion to a dial telephone system, achieved just this month, undoubtedly the freahest .sign progress in the minds of Mon- itezumant, the community's out! standing achievement that came during 195« is, BO doubt, the acquiring of state approval on the city water supply. AH the required specifications ! for this approval have BOW been jmet, according to Ben Hopkins, i plant superintendent, and all that jia left is-the formality of making n OflMUlL Tests are run constantly at the plant, and reports are made weekly to Des Moines. monthly to Iowa City and also yearly to Des Moines. Only about one-third of Iowa's cities and towns hare state- approved water. I Another note of achievement was scored at the office" of the Montezuma Republican with the launching of the weekly newspaper's printing on an offset press. Newspapermen from all parts of the state recently met in Mon- : tezuma to examine this novel pro| cess in the weekly field. ' SIX NEW houses appeared on the scene in 1956. Two, in the northwest part of town, were built by Morgan Bros, of Newton; one in east Montezuma, built by Don Hall, has been rented to Dick town wire built by Don Haft «* an occupied by Luther Crawford and Mrs. Veim Carter; aai th* sixth was built in north Montc- suma by Ben Hopkins. Howard Robertson, lessee, to operating a new D-X oil station om Highway «. Two a**»ttOTil blocks of city water mains mien laid last year. A new cMMo* system has been installed at ths municipal light plant. The first floor of the Masonic building was remodeled toe the occupancy of the county ABC and SCS offices, and the Troy Brow» building **» remodeled te accommodate the extension service office personnel. All three grsop* moved from Brooklyn to Monte- about a year ago. which are carpeted. The bathroom has The full basement contains the automatic oU furnace, a 60-gallon frame garage oa De Jong's property. A new concrete back porch and steps were built at the Melvin Brummel home. NEIGHBORS... (Cow On the rear of the lot Thomassen built a two-bedroom frame from Mr. and Mrs. Rex. H. Green and have enlarged the kitchen to make more working space. They have also laid linoleum on the diiaoner built right into the room, i re-bunt, and an aluminum storm The kitchen has all natural birch, built-in cupboards with a double sink and exhaust fan.. The door was installed. Cornie De Jong and the Dennis Groenendyks built a large, white the realm of community recrea: tion, Albia has a new municipal swimming pool. In the realm of brotherhood through worship of God, Pella has acquired a new ; church building in 19M, has aaoth- ; er under construction and is plan- i ning a third. I And KnoxviUe baa completed an. other glorious year of community j spirit and civic pride, partly through its adoption of an official slogan and placing of welcoming j signs at iU gates. Improvements Seen In Downtown Pella (By Mrs. Glen De Kock) PELLA, (Special) -- The year of 1956 has seen a good many improvements in the business district of Fella, including several new and remodeled business buildings. One of the largest projects of the past year was the combining of two stores on Franklin street into one 85 by 100-foot store, known as Lee's Variety. The newly - remodeled variety ^ store, owned and operated by Lee ; Vriezelaar, has a glass front, n-w counters and new lighting. Tb.e store features self-service operation. Ted Shiebout's Goodyear tire for 36 YEARS 3 New Buildings Constructed For Use By LYNN'S IN 1956 To Meet Growing Demand for LYNN'S FRYERS The new 40xi 10-ft. broiler house at fhe Lynn Hatchery Fresh Dressed Fryers is our Business and in 1956 more people than ever before were enjoying Lynn's Fryers, available at your Favorite Food Stores or at our Hatchery. During the past year we constructed 3 new buildings to keep pace with this wide acceptance of our poultry products. Two new broiler houses were constructed. The one erected at our hatchery Is pictured above. Another broiler house was put up on the Ed Dykstra farm for use by the Lynn Hatchery. During the year we also added a 40x200 foot Turkey Shelter on our Eddyville farm. NINE WEEKS FROM CHICK FRYING PAN LYNN HATCHERY 112 SOUTH 11TH PHONE 3-4296 78 YEARS 78 YEARS PROGRESS IN PHARMACY IN OSKALOOSA We Have Helped Guard Family Health for 78 Years! RELIABLE PRESCRIPTION SERVICE OVER 300,000 PRESCRIPTIONS! We have filled over 300,000 prescriptions in over seven decades of pharmacy in Oskaloosa. PROTECT YOUR HEALTH ... KEEP YOUR MEDICINE CHEST WELL STOCKED WITH DEPENDABLE REMEDIES. Your Rexall Drug Store Green Bentley Drug Co. 103 HIGH AYE. WEST - OSKALOOSA - DIAL 3-7631 COSMETIC JWfUtS lEWSPAPERr STEWSPAPER!

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