Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 78
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 78

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
Page 78
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It; April 1»; May »; *·· »S July ft; Amu* ST; ~ October 1*; Knurmrtir 10; ber M. Uranses issued ta IMS January 11; February 10; Marc* 80 feet, while the recently con- 13; April IS; May 19; June W; ; September 12; I October M; November 10; December 2J. I * M Wed.. Jan. 30. 1957 OSKALOOSA DAILY HMA10 All But 95 Miles County Roads Surfaced In Mahaska All but about 96 miles of the miles of farm-to-market roads; the by the county. |Ott feet, while the recently eon- 9gl 89 miles of Mahaska county grading and bridging of 20.5 miles, Twelve trucks are operated by structed county road M south of July 12; August secondary road system have been of local secondary reads. j Mahaska county in hauling and Hose HiU is fO feet wide, says Mr. surfaced and the remaining 95 First applications .of crushed spreading rock for surfacing. Sarvis. miles may not be unproved since rock were made on 16 miles of; oTE LARGE BUDGE, 340 feet The two major farm to market- Licenses in the last ten **·**· residents along those roads have the local secondary roads and sec- i on g and 20 feet wide was installed contracts for the year included 213 in 105C; ITS la 1*55;; 1TZ_m surfaceu o-itlets to the surfaced ond applications on IS miles our- bv Ben Cole Jc Son of Ames across 2.125 miles in Spring Creek north 1954; 1S7Jin 1 * 58 :**'" TMf* : ^IT' toads ing the past year. the South Skunk nver in connec- from the Keomah corner and 4.70* in 1051; 230 ia 1WO; Wl a l»w. Abou- 5^ r--ee-.t of the 369.51 THE COUNTY opened a n e w t:on vnth the Spring Creek farm- miles of county road M south of 237 ia IMS; 21«Jn IQiT. miles i^ -ho Maraska farm to rock quarry north and west of to-m-rket road grading and bridg- Rose Hill. Construction costs **"· ~ "_ mark*' -··' U=-»r- i-a* been per- Fremont: opened another one near ir.g pioject, north from the Lake taled about 163,000 with surfacing AMU* MMfi Fm mane--^ a-aVa =nd sunaced. the Henness cemetery six rniies Keomah state park junction with costs additional. iwnswr ·*··"» IT TjvV sVi--- -- l^es roads form- south of Oskaloosa, and a third highway 92. THE AXXUAL report of County jsjCMttllf» r0 MfC eriv ces.;".i*ed as county trunk one near Peona. The Pella L.rr.e- Seventeen permanent and one Engineer Sarvis shows $107,407-2$ ,·"*·· ·»·»» ww j^.. ~" = " stone comnaiiy ss crushing and wood bndge were built during the spent on construction on local sec- F:ec V. S^-%:s cour.'.j engineer, loading rock at all three quarries ?"ar as a part of the road im- ondary roads ai.3 S30.202.27 t 19?6 read work in- under contract with the county provernent program. farm to market roads in BAR1UB, Maw. · - The Bam Thief and Rogue Detecting Society is beinff revived. Formed aton than · century «r. » »*· *·**« *·' reports duced an.: s.:::ac:r.g grading The old county quarry north of All farm-to-rnarket roads have Maintenance costs totaled of 6.83 Oskaloosa is still being operated a minimum right-of-way width of 355.04 and road clearing _____ . 518.58. T h e State Farm Insurance on company of Moomington. OL, as- 1956. tablished a district office in Os$443,- kaloosa at 117 south A street l*»t $16,- November. i A revamping of dbrtricts late to llahaska road improvements are 1*» crwited this «*w ·**" w ?*^ being made on a countywide basis ty district which hM 10 local yean the HIGHWAY 22 received a blacktop surfac- grading work. This view is looking toward the ing along the stretch from Highway 21, north east, with the Thornburg school appearing off pf What Cheer, up to Keswick during the year to the left. The stretch from Keswick to Web- of 1956 after the-road underwent preliminary ster also is being improved. (Herald Photo) St. John's Lutheran Church Marges And Redecorates READY TO SERVE YOU - IN 1957 With Our 9 Years of Experience program adopted at the 1951 meet- _ «_»...- rt m ing of towsship representatives. Ver . P1 °^' "^^."L*^ : A n e w three year program adopt- «*mce with the eompany, M ed at the 1954 meeting of township 1 °f sU * g f* t - . ._ , »,,,,.,._«. ·srsrvsss c .-rsKM-SS ^ ^-, in-jfaaee. They specialize to auto ' THIS COKXTY faces the neces- jnsy-aace ,, i^n mor e than sity of replacmg two Des Mouies g ^ hctatied _«nt8 to the corn- river bridges, one at Eveland and " ^ one at Gately, m the not too dis- ^ company expects to pmy out tant future. Preliminary steps for Qvcr one Jmd m Q^ jj^^^^ ^oj. a new bridge have been under dis- ^^ ^ gj^j,-^ during 1967. They cussion but no definite action has ^^ ^ branch homt offic «.. jyet been taken. , KenneUl w. Pfaff of Sigouraey. j Under a proposal by Iowa State me ^ ^ local jg^t, ta Qgg 4^. \ Highway commission engineers w achieved the atatus of being ; only one bridge would be built and ffie j^ new agent m the -it would be located between the j^ yetr ^^ ^j^ -^^44 ; two present spans. The new route hundred nation-wide. would include parts of county road K, with a new road required at the new bridge. A number of Mahaska county roads are now ready for an improved type of surfacing, probably some form of blacktopping. Supervisors are studying types of surfacing used in other counties St. John*- Lutheran church, lo- deciding what will be used cated on the northwest corner of north A street and B avenue west,; completed its program of redecorating and enlarging its seating capacity in December. Pastor of the church is the Rev. George A. Krengel who was installed about a year ago. New oak pews were installed last August as the first phase of . There were 213 marriage li- the plan. After that, the interior censes issued out of the office of O f the sanctuary was given a new .Mahaska county Cierk of Court appearance w i t h fresh coats of Mrs. Caroline E. Ccnnell in 19-56 paint. and, while the number failed to xbe chancel was given an indi- approach the all-time record set -g-t lighting effect with white a decade ago, it was the largest neon ughts installed on the walls . in the past five years. jcf the chancel. The lights Not since 219 couples purchased wed permits in 1951 have so many been issued here. Last year's license total easily topped the 178 [ on the laminated rafters above the recorded in the prior year of 1955 ', pulpit and lectern to provide ad! and the 177 in 1954 which repre-; ditional lighting needed at : seated the lowest annual output I locations. in this county. Mitrisin Motors 309V2 A AVENUE WEST PHONE 3*7210 1956 Mahaska Wed Permits Largest In Last 5 Years were in V-shaped boxes built on ran. Also, spot lights were mounted ve the le ad- these ; since 1944. The marriage license peak in Mahaska county, as in most ' others, was reached in the post World War H years with the high aggregate being 274 in 1946. Since [then permits have been pretty j much on a steady decline until ! the upturn in the past year. i The clerk's records do not tell ' the entire Mahaska county marriage story since some couples annually trek outside the county to secure licenses and pronounce their vows. But others come here from outside so it's pretty much an offsetting situation. Records also show that divorces granted through district court last year were on the increase but only slightly. In 1956 records show that 48 divorce decrees were signed In district court as compared to 42 in 1955 but the number was slightly under t h e 52 awarded in 1954. i Licenses issued in 1956 include: The committee in charge of For 30 Years As Your Automotive Supplier SAVE TIME! ASK YOUR FAVORITE MECHANIC OR SHOP TO TRY SEEGER FIRST FOR CAR and TRACTOR PARTS Crankshaft Grinding Blocks, Heads and Manifolds Wet Ground Most Complete Machine Shop In Southern Iowa SEEGER AUTO SUPPLY COMPANY 219 HIGH E OR 2-2525 Ciaradon Motel Adds Four Units, L'wng Quarters Art a-d.^cr. housing living quarters ar.; feu- r.eiv units, to Ziis ·;£_ t,n_ _i tri" v--2.rs.cior s i ot£l has "--e- ccr-pe-ed ara occi.p.ec. ir.e C^a:a~c~ legatee on h:gh- vray 92 at the "vest city limits of Oskalccs^ -s cr'T.ed ar.d operated by Mr arl M-s Don Sherbiirr.e It was f.rst cpe-.ed ir. December, 1953. Tr.e addzt.or. measures 20 by 81 feet :r. SJK sr.d gives an overall ler.rtn c: about 190 feet to the mo'el ~-e cff::s and living quarters art; located ir. the center with six ii=:ts to tne east and four to the west. Ana there are two more units located in a separate building just northwest of the new location. These two units were moved from their old location to make way for the addition. They have been remodeled. CL aradon Highway 92 West shipper . rarwferv,- /7 , shoummtiow about the «^M^^^ f^ r ""·'' ~' «·· ·- ·-- "-- JN^MP* *V " ^V RdeMsland \ This railroad has been serving the transportation requirements of shippers for 105 years If s a mid-continent railroad, reaching cities and towns in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas It offers you husky, diesel-powered freight haulers that are doing an amazing job in transporting the needs of industry It has weB trained traffic representatives who are qualified to help you in finding solutions of your shipping problems ... experience ...territory ... Rocket Freights ...personnel May we tettyou more? Phone, write or call any of our offices. ROCK ISLAND LINES east '·SFAFLRI iWSPAPLRl

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