Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 67
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 67

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
Page 67
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f -M. H«drick Scores hmpmshw List (By Mra. Ralph Jonea) HEDRICK (Special) -- Several home*, a church renovation, aeveral newly . constructed business buildings, and other improvements in both the business and residential districts present a defi- mite picture of progress for tbe community of Hedrick ia 1956. Among the notable improvements in the downtown district ia the new home that Dr. and Mrs. j. A. Berry have built adjacent! to **'T professional office building on Main street. Heretofore, Dr. Berry's office and living quarters were both housed in the original building. Included in the new structure la a garage. SAX ROGERS, local garage operator, who lost his garage by fire, has rebuilt the building, incorporating several improvements into it. It has two overhead doors re* placing the old sliding type of the 01^ building. It also has been Insulated, ·»Hing to comfort in both winter and summer. Its dimensions are 30 by 50 feet. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nace have remodeled their barber shop on Main street, and now have their living quarters in the back rooms. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jensen have erected a building for a skat- dng rink, known as the Three «Ps It is near their home at the edge of Hedrick and is of hangar-type construction, 44 by rink. «ast butkMag lor storing govermnsnt con. tts capacity ia W.OOO MAIS BKUBWAY a 'ebsUr T^id Keawiek to newly-graded and resurfaced with gravel. Blacktop will not be added, however, until the portion of the road west of Keswick to widened, the completion of Webster's water system in 1MB. moat of the town'a residents have iota their A IfHNEMENT in electric power distribution equipment cam* to the sub-station in north Sigourney during 1956, when automatic oil breaker re-closing equipment was installed. When the power transmission line coming into Sigourney from on* direction goes dead, if it ever does, this device automatically throws the Sigourney load onto the lin* coming in from th* opposite direction. Previously, this had to b* done manually. (Herald Photo) able to accommodate 11 patients. MB. AND MRS. Kenneth Longaker have built an addition to their home, a project which has j 115 feet. The floor is of hard enlarged their living room, and] maple. A space for-spectators is located near the entrance. EAfiL BRAIN, local elevator operator, erected a grain storage building near the elevator. It is a steel structure, 40 by 120 feet. and 20 feet up to the eaves. It ia a hangar-type building with cement floor. A favorite spot in Hedrick was built last summer by Mr. and Mrs. if«irti«ii Brown of Ottnmwa, It Is the new Dairy Creme stand on Highway 149. Mr. and Mrs. Brown and family have moved to Hedrick. Mr. and added a bedroom. A bath is to be completed at a later date. The Methodist church has been making general improvements. An outside stairway has been built to the basement, and two classrooms have been built in the furnace eled. room. Plans are underway to change the heating system, which will give added space for still more classrooms. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Button have completed their new home, which Mrs. Boscoe Stroud have moved into their new home in the southwest part of Hedrick. It ia a brick structure, 64 by 38 feet, which includes an attached garage. The new home has five rooms and bath, with a full basement. The home ia heated with an oil furnace. Mr. and Mrs. Fred McCoy have purchased the Harkins property near Main street and are remodeling it into a nursing home. They have completely redecorated the ten rooms, have made an outside stairway and have installed a fire alarm system. When the building la completed the McCoys win be Business, Home Improvements At (By WEBSTEK, Mrs. Roy Sorden) (Special)--Although only one new home is being built in Webster at present, many homes have recently been remod- F. C. Dorsey, superintendent of schools, is building a new home in the south edge of town. It will not be finished until next summer, as Mr. Dorsey ia doing a lot of the work himself. is 33 by 44 feet, has a full base- | Mr. and Mrs. William Elliott ment and an attached garage 24'have built temporary living quar- feet square. A 15x26 living room ters on the lots they purchased in and a 15x1? kitchen make up the front part of the home, with three bedrooms and bath at the rear. The the east part of town, and will build a home later. j RAT CLUB has re-sided nisi family moved into their new home ! home with asbestos siding and has j in February. j built a new cement-block garage.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hayes have j The Leo Strockers have reraod- j completed their home, doing the j eled the large Parks house which j work themselves. The basement i they recently purchased for a rest j was completed and made into a! home. Several patients are now j home 5% years ago. Their new home is 38 by 26 feet, with four rooms and bath. It is heated with a bottle-gas furnace. NEW MAIL CARRIER FREMONT, (Special)-- Bill Hol- staying there. The kitchen of the Methodist church has been remodeled and furnished with new equipment. New panelling has been added to the social rooms of the church. A new garage was built and out is a new rural mail carrier '; equipped at the Standard oil sta- of Fremont. He graduated j tton. from Fremont high school ia 1937. j Warder and Lee, feed and Iran- FRED HAYES' NEW HOME IN HEDRICK ^^^^'^y^^^^^^sm^^^m^^m ^.^^'.-SSf^^feK-^^^^^^^^^-^Qir^-^^S^ ROSCOE STROUD'S NEW HOME IN HEDRICK DR. J. A. IERRY, Hedrick osteopath, con- is now occupied as living quarters by the Berry i strueted an addition {at left) onto his office family. (Herald Photo) | building during the past year, and this addition CHARLIE AND AIIIE SMITH are now well tattled in their new combination cafe-grocery ·fore-service station at tht junction of Highways 43 and 149, known as tha Hadrick Y corn. N p u;« p A PF u f l R C H V E Jl^J V V X.3X _i .V-t Jt-^JtV« * IS 5 0* 5 t t « Soar u^^i ssnTM er. The entire structure, including a one-car garage, is 50 feet long and 24 feet wide, and is constructed of nement block. .{Herald Photo) of ivOT a. vflim* fire department was organ- with Hal Sorden as fire chief. A fire truck was purchased, and the town hall was remodeled in order to house the truck. BUILDS PRIVATE OFFICE WHAT CHEER, (Special) -John Caswell Jr., construction manager of Dalbey Lumber company here, recently comnleted construction of his 10x16 private office. AtMflbflToHH Ref. Church, Peto, Hearing Coopletfon (By Betty D* Kock) PELLA, (Special) -- The new i addition to the Third Reformed ! church at Pella ia scheduled to reach completion tM« apring. The brick addition consists of two full stories And a *"" base- j meat, 38 by 73 feet, i The main floor will have a pas- OfXALOMALUULTMIAlJ W*4. JM. M, Iff? tor'* atudy, library rooms. There win be ctic aaaln fcav 3ay arhffflt daaarooma. arranged so that they can b* subdivided, on the second floor. In the ht.ffpmfnt --win be a nurs- a women's lounge and more ery, a women's lounge and more! church congregatiOB of classrooms. The entire addition ) bera since the departure win provide for a total of 23 addi- ( Russell Redeker, who has) tional classrooms, also overflow i ed a position on the faculty cf seating of 100 persons off the ! tral college. 20 YEARS OF in moving The Good Earth! Let us build your farm pond -- a priceless asset to conserve moisture from winter snows, spring rains! GOOD Today, BETTER Tomorrow To moke your form land "Better Tomorrow." have Angus Cool do your soil conservation work* The tougher the job, the more time and money we can save you. We have the equipment and experience to do any job * - Specialty DIAL 2-2850 or 3-6305 Ii · Excavating · Basements · Landscaping Rock Hauling Heavy Equipment Rental Farm Work Land Clearing Levee Building Ditching Rood Building FAST. DEPENDABLE SERVICE AT REASONABLE COST! ANGUS COAL COMPANY 'X Dean lEWSPAPERl

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