Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 79
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 79

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
Page 79
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KBOE Completing $10.000 Modernization Program t^Minn'flT Sie.OOQ waa spent record*. prc?:am being broadcast over the; notncemeata and special pro- *10,OOQ WM «pent · Station KBOE in 1K9\ the »t»tioii with the Of broadcaxting equipment, redecorate the interior of the record*. WITH THIS DIPKOVEMEXT, eight microphoces can be operated «imultaneously. permitting prcjiam being broadcast over the j nouicemettta air was remote from Knoxville; j grama. The station atoo baa *«r the engineer was also monitoring i aw**** tape-recordera. 'ive from Chicago a program Aa RCA Ihecaurui traa*eriptio» ; more flexible, smoother operation Mechanically, an entire new con- with a more simplified centralized board of the very latest in control. design, using printed \ All of the tape recordera used eireuita. baa just been installed, i for on-the-air broadcasting have second studio. corded from *n audition being held in the new , turntables have been been rack-mounted to the wall in THIS MODEKX1ZATION such aa thoae of Guy Lotnbardo, Wayne King. l*wr*nce Welk and Sammy Kaye. This library alao production aide and ape- the former equipment which has! replaced is being retained by the station to aet up a separate recording studio, to be used in the production of recorded spot an- fauttt into the console desk, re- the control room, and can be eon- -ram started Nov. 10, according' cial mgax ^' effects, placing two which have been in trolled by push-button operation to Glen Stanley, manager. All of 1HW for some time. from the control board. These turntables can play any Varied station activities can be type oC record made -- vertical, conducted from this modern con- lateral, micro-groove or standard; trol room, such as, for instance, aad can handle 33, 45 or 78 RPM a recent four-way operation. The 91 work ^ Knoan«e outlet; and the possibUity of making a building addition at the Oakaloosa ataton. "Derelopmenta are not promising," according to Stanley, "for One Of City's Compinies It It OSJCALOOIA MAY New to CtekalooH. and, in fact, MM of the few «uch operations in Iowa U the plastic-laminating ta "* nil ««wd by Doug and Re- thaNalaon. Known a* the Kelson Plastic aged and operated by Retha Nelson at 703 north A atre«t. I neatly aealad betw«*a Mint! of For this i»r«i»«fti«g process a i »v ^y~ ^.^ ,,_ 250-pound hydraulic preaa, fitting j th * nilo ' 1 ' lMd * 1 * l » llto ·» · er » lte into a 12 by 24-inch apace, isi? 1 ***** "*** * lil * * used. Any documents, photo- Ifff graphs, identification cards. aocUl! waabable. security cards, birth certificates.' the the erentng broadcasting; however the Daytime Broadcasters association is concentrating on getting permis- scn for * *. m. to « p. m. broad- marriage licenses or other papers which a customer iVurircm protected from heat, moisture and dust, : can be scientifically and perma- j then placed lulMisa the two platens of the press and eompi paper ia fuaatioa to laaarted ba- tweaa plaatte a*aett and atiror- finlabad ehroBM platea of March, '54, employs 12 to 14 peo- j under 2* tons of pressure. After pie regularly. ' ithe compression process * com* Late 1957 additions to the local pleted. the plalsM are water- KBOE, which went on the air Now. 15, 1»50, from Oskalooea, and opened its KhoxvjUe station in Kiwania dub, and he atoo to tb* Masons, fltirlne aad They are membara of tha of Commerce aa wall aa *t- Episcopal chureh. KetoomV Dann Kirton, Winnipeg, Canada, | Another phase of the bttainesa i by hours are spent in aa as producton manager. ! ia the mounting of pieturea or ei- · siv« woodworking stoop. staff include Floyd Bartlett, who has 20 years' radio experience ia Dec Moinea, as chief engineer; and cooled also under pressure. The entire process requires about 10 minutes. photo the Nelaoa* report that to already anoesfl aad they ptaa to idly aa possible. Jar. and Mra. «· aiaca 1M9, atorlag to December Nelaoa completad year* of perfect ·** PENN COLLEGE GYM PROGRESS THROUGH AN ENTIRELY NEW CONTROL IOARD of in* latest type has been installed at Radio Station KBOE, permitting more flexible and smooth- er operation. New turntables, at left, have also been built into tha console desk. (Herald Photo) THE NEW BURLINGTON TRUCK lines term inal, located af i 104 tenth avenue east, was officially opened and put into use in November. The 30"by 40 foot structure replaces the former building at 714 south. Seventh street. This building has space for office quarters and just about double the floor space at the old loca- tion. It has a cement loading dock with three overhead doors and concrete floors."!ri the above picture from left to right are Mrs. Joyce Stewart, office clerk; G. J. Jacobs, driver- agent; and Floyd Sands of Ottumwa, road driver. (Herald Photo) Burlington Truck Lines Occupies New Terminal Here Burlington Truck Lines officials were in Oskaloosa during November to observe the opening of their new terminal at 1104 Tenth avenue east. The new 30 by 40 foot cement block building replaces the old terminal at "14 south Seventh i street. The move just about doubled the floor space. The new terminal has office quarters, a cement loading dock, j overhead doors, gas heat, and a I rocked driveway. I Oskaloosa is one of approximately 550 towns on the Eurling: ton's 6,000 mile route including 45 company terminals. There are : more than 1,600 pieces of equipment in fleet operation. G. J. Jacobs, driver-agent, is in ' charge of the local terminal. The | office clerk is Mrs. Joyce Stew- · art. Future plans call for adding inew personnel here a* business warrants. The Burlington lines, which · have serviced Oskaloosa since 11937, can now provide over-night | service and "nest day" delivery between Des Moines and Chicago. · And Oskaloosa is on the direct i route. in Better Auto Service SHIRKERS "SINCLAIR WASHING GREASING ACCESSORIES Shirkey's Sinclair Service COMMUNITY SPIRIT Completion of this project was delayed because of Steel Delivery. We are happy that we were able to speed completion after steel delivery so that limited use of the gym was possible in this year's basketball season. 1214 A Avenue W. Phone OR 3-9025 GENERAL CONTRACTOR R. M. BOWERS SON MONTEZUMA, IOWA BUILDERS FOR OVER 50 YEARS B. W. BOWERS (Boss) B. V. BOWERS (Dick) iWSFAPERl

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