Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 85
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 85

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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TitaerYessfc ANewUaffN TIM TribuM to wi to famish enough tar *«town. Testa are made ··eh Month of the water, and so far. each has been given a satisfactory report. OSXALOOSA DAILY HBtALD WwL. Jam. 10, Ift7 fl * which was located at 113 north Market street for 13 yean, moved during I'M to new quarters at: 313 High avenue east. ; Mr. and Mrs. George Draper. publishers of the Tribune Press, j came to Oskaloosa in 1930 and [started the Oskalooaa Free Press i in 1932. In 1934. they moved to i the north Market street location i and purchased the Tribune Press 'six months later. The new location, on lease from George Burdock, was formerly occupied by the Maplehurst cream- of Locally Items Being M.wrfactured By Harvey What started for a hobby for ZabiUa back in grade is dev*.,.ed .nto a fasci- prec «.c.-. TLaaufacturing where ir-.enuveness is of concern Twelve years ago Zabilka-_. _t«r atudyire a: n-ght trade ery and Ramseyer-s hatchery. It .chool in Bur ..12-0.1 and wo--kuur contains approximately 1,600 · -- ^^ square feet of space. The new quarters have been Manufacturing years at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids--oi^ed the Harvey cor -pany nere at THE HRST EVANGELICAL Reformed church, located on the southeast corner of south D street and Third avenue west redecorated the interior of the sanctuary with knotty pine and plywood paneling on the walls and a new cel-o- tex celling in addition to providing an additional outside entrance on the northwest corner of the building and repairing the foundation walls on the north side. (Herald Photo) tha rear of 214 -.o r -.h A s-.reet. Since that i.: e ne has manufactured ever}--. . s fro^ bread on down ;-i completely redecorated and remodeled. And drapes have bean hung in the front window. The Drapers employ three full- ___ __ time employees in addition to j squeezers and :·*- r.ooks themselves. Myme Reynolds, who = HJ, , hop has P _ ivea ^ ^ has been with them since 1934. j portant part in : -- 'local design handles society items and works ,,»£ development of mar.v items "in the office; Ray Kewcomb fti which are now on --e market. toepnnter-operator;andRamona ,N«we«nb runs the linotype and also helps in the office. Blackford Company Adds Coal Loading Machine Archie ufaetured ! "Roll-K," which of Osha!ooM by Harvey Called a it is =L 'coe-SQueezer which Koyt imented in 1950. and ia now being sold irom Iowa to .Florida. It is stocked at five dif! Blackford company's hnprove- j f erent atores in Os.-aioosa. mcnt program, begun in 1955. con» j Hoyt, a native Oskaloosan, who i tinued in 1956 with the addition j ia employed at Hunt's barber shop. 1 of another, and newer type coal- ' said that his daagnter-s attempts ' loading machine. ' at squeezing a toothpaste tube, ' From this new installation of ' and having the contents squirt i 710 High avenue west cleaner i out either end, prompted mm to 1 coal, through the use of a shaker · perfect the "Roll-It" Several na| screen, can be loaded faster than . tional companies are snowing in] previously. , creating interest ia taking over The Blackford company, with, its diatribution. its main offices at 511 High ave- j HARVEY, HIMSELF, invented THE OSKALOOSA TRIBUNE PRESS* office at their new quarters at 313 High avenue east is pictured above. The new location for the Tribune Press, which was moved after 13 years at their north Market street location, was completely remodeled and redecorated. Mr. and Mrs. George Draper are the publishers. (Herald Photo) nue west, is owned and operated by Phil Blackford, and employ* 14 people- Storage buildings at the plant contain 138,000 bushels of government corn. Grain storage bins, for the convenience of farmers as well as the elevator, also are filled with 25,000 bushels of soybeans. The company operates six trac- I tor-trailer trucks to haul grain to i the Chicago terminal markets. Yernon 6. Wells Now In 11th Year Of Business Here the foot-pump type windshield washer which is used on many modern cars today. It was through his assistance as factory manager that the Delman company was aet up in Des Homes to manufacture the item; although the company haa since moved to Cook- Tille, Tenn. Orders continue to arrive in Os- kalooaa for another item designed by Harvey--a soil percolation timer for determination of the amount of tile needed on septic tanks, which are made by a company in Des Molnes. · Custom work is constantly be-; tag done in his shop for Iowa! Valve, Iowa Power Light in! Oskaloosa, and Iowa Southern; GREEN'S A-l USED CAR LOT is pictured street but that is now used as a parking lot above in its new location on the northwest for Green's Super Valu store. Relocating the corner of A avenue east and north Second lot brought it closer to the garage. There are street. The A-l lot was formerly located on the two buildings on the new lot. (Herald Photo) southeast corner of A avenue west and north D "Good Today, Better Tommorrow- Oskaloosa" Dear Reader: We wish to express our congratulations to the Industrial Promotion Committee and the Chamber of Commerce on the fine job they did in securing Allen Industrial Products to relocate their plant here. The progress made this past year is only the beginning. We sincerely believe that if every citizen of Oskaloosa would get behind their Chamber of Commerce -- Good Today, Better Tomorrow would become a reality. Sincerely, Harry Shrago SHPAGUS Wear other miscellaneous grading work. ' He has already dug about 10.000 feet of ditches for water lines at Keswick and has about 7,000 feet to do yet in the spring. He Is also building a new house to sell at the corner of Ninth ave- SPECIAL DIES ABB made ta ( M* "^P for man J" item f- ?***- 1 precision machinery mcludea j engine lathes, of aJ different sizes: two mdbng machines; a shaper; key-seater; sheet metal- shear and brake, two punch nue east and south With one full-time employee and up to three part-time, Wells operates a pickup truck and a dump truck in addition to a trenching machine for ditches from eight to 18 inches in width; a truck-crane back-hoe for excavation work, crane work, and ditches; and a tractor for bacK filling and grading. Fremont Acquires New Town Well Fifteenth P rssses *** £our dnU iweS as a band saw for cutting i BsetaL . · Harvey's shop, though small, is veJ equipped and handles a wide variety of repair work from, drag* lines to farm equipment. An item for which he has distributorship, and which is becoming more popular with economy- nur.ded motorists is an oil re- refining 1 unit, which makes it unnecessary to change motor oil to | \er.ic!es, but simply to continue j adding additional oiL Harvey says that many motorists can drive aa _ many as 120,000 miles without a ' change of oil after this unit is installed; and that it cuts down the wea r and tear on the motor. For 2 years Zabilka waa the' jis tractor in the metal shop at (By Mrs Millard Blanchard) FREMONT (Special)--A particular highlight of 1958 for the town of Fremont came in the middle of July when water restrictions os-:aloosa high school. were lifted, marking the comple- j -- ^ toon of a new town well, dug by! BIRTHS AND DEATHS the Thorpe Well Co. of Des Homes. ! ALBIA (Special) -- In 195« The ne'vly-mstalled pump ia of tnere were 118 deaths in Monroe the submersible type and is at a: county, the same number aa in depth of 40 feet. j 19^. There were 171 births in This makes three wells that can [ 1956, compared to 173 in 1955. RCA VICTOR THE brings voa "High-Sharp- and-Easy" timing -- new "Living I-nage"pictnre... t.^c Panoramic Sound ' three speakers! Come .n today--see and WHfliiHMk D4£vxt» Huno*fadL Tave centre!. Mahogany groWd. wafcut fn«*d erfe»cocicgrc«icfftiWMc.M 0 M2IO744. J)|Tfc ^mff f\,.tLn-iu J ^^r^»« ^^ · - - _ . - VHr-t-Upaanal, ·KaT(% Of IOW 4ML flCA ' ART'S TV SHOP 224 First Ave. West Phone OR3-71SO SERVICE T s^ksls^s^a^hsflsV^sfeAAsY QfTKMTQW PROGRESS IN '57 WITH - - - Dependoble Phillips "66" Products Courteous. Efficient 5 Pumps Open Until Midnite S.H. Green Stamps FREE PICKUP ft DELIVERY SERVICE Mel's '66' Service MELVIN HOWELLS, Lessee 502 A Ave. West Did 3-3003 We Are Proud Of Our Part In Oskaloosa's Yes, we are proud of our part in Oskaloosa's progress. We added a 20 by SO foot addition to our building located across from the airport in Oskaloosa. The added space will house our consulting engineering department. We also have helped with progress around the Oskaloosa territory. Some of our major engineering design projects have included the $775,000 street program in Indianola, $300.000 sewage disposal plant in Chariton, $130,000 waterworks and water treating plant at Kalona. Also many smaller projects in trie Oskalocsa territory have been engineered by us. a few being, the sewage disposal plant in New Sharon, waterworks system in Leighion, Rose Hill, Delta ·nd Fremont. In addition, w« have done routine city work at Knoxviile, Charitoa and Oskaloosa. GARDEN ENGINEERING SERVICE OSKALOOSA, IOWA SPAPFRf

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