Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 91
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 91

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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McGregor Co. stores best sales year *%U nub«en th* y«ar in UM history of our con- ·tn." This wa» th* «onur«Bt giv- ·t by J. R. McGregor Jr. oC tte XoGngor Furniture store at Ml Hig* avenue west in Ockalooaa. Th* local store was started in UM by the late J. R. McGregor Sr. Since that time the company has established four additional ·tores in Marshalltown 1928. Gnn- nell 1944, Ottumwa 1945, and Waterloo 194C. J. R. McGregor Jr. who makes his home in Oskalooaa is vice president and treasurer of the company. His brother. C. D. McGregor of MarshalltowB. is president of the firm. James McGreger m, who graduated iron the University of Colorado two years ago, took over at manager ef the Gnnnell store this past year after ·pending one year in the Waterloo ·tore. ; DCTUXO THB past year McGregor's have earned out an extensive modernising p r o g r a m throughout their system. New air-conditioning systems were installed at the local store and in the Ottumwa and Marshalltown stores. New lighting systems were also installed at the Oskaloosa and Ottumwa stores. i A complete new service system was added to the McGregor store in Oskaloosa to handle the expanded electrical load. The new system included a new entrance ·witch, five disconnecting switches, all new wiring, and new light fixtures throughout" the building. Interior decoration of the local building was begun In the first part of January. The first floor and balcony of the store were painted two varying shadse of green and touched in white. The second .floor was also repainted and wallpapered. The color scheme for the interior decoration was selected by the company's interior decorator and color consultant, Mrs. Edna Mae Reece of Marshalltown. Cost of the modernizing program at the local business was estimated at around $15,000. TOE WATERLOO store which was enlarged considerably early last year held a grand opening in April of 1958. Floor space of the Waterloo store was increased by a third with the acquisition of an adjacent building. The McGregor store* sen only nationally advertised merchandise, which includes popular name* as Kroehler, Frigidaire, DrexeJU Mohawk, and Armstrong. The three main styles of furniture presently handled by the store* are early American,, provincial; and modern. One hundred persons are employed throughout the McGregor system, including twelve at the local store. Yennard College celebrates fiftieth anniversary hi 1960 Calendar year 1960 has been designated as the Fiftieth Anniversary year for Vennard college. A number of special activities have bean planned in commemoration of this fact- Further announcements will come from the office of the president and from the Alumni association concerning the specific nature of these activities. One of the major developments during the past year has been the change of the name of the school to Vennard College. This is in honor of the founder of the college, Dr. Iva Inn-ham Vennard. Under its new name, Vennard College will continue to offer the same Bible College curriculum which has characterized its fifty- year history. THREE ADDITIONS have been made to the Vennard College faculty for the current academic year. These include the return of Dr. Harry E. Jessop. Dr. Jessop served as the president of Vennard College when it w-as kno\/n as Chicago Evangelistic Institute for a number of years. For the past several years he has been President Emeritus. His area of teaching is Theology and Bible. Mrs. Harvey Zabilka of Oskaloosa has returned to the faculty after an absence of one year to offer instruction in the field of music. Rev. Ueil Robertson ^of Scotland has assumed duties "'as Dean of Men at the college. Two members of the faculty are currently engaged in working toward advanced degrees. Professor Ivan Howard, instructor in the field of theology and philosophy, is at the State University of Iowa completing requirements for his Ph.D. degree. Ruth Eckert is completing requirements for her Master's Degree from Drake University. THE CTRRICrLUM has been fully integrated under the Bible College objective of offering only one major which i* in the field of Bible. Vennard College continues to offer Christian Service career minors in four fields. A new area of study has been added designed particularly for mature persons desiring to further their knowledge of the Bible and Theology. This two-year course will be known as the Bible Diploma Course, and will be offered nrst in the fall of I960. It, as wen as all other courses of study at Vennard College, win require high schooi graduation as a minimal entrance pre-requisite. Anticipatory of offering courses in radio programming, the college has sponsored an extensive re- SPAPFRI ·t tte radio production Tkeee facilities are : availaMe primarily as a t* men and j wfll be responsible I programming in! ciiurcB. service. J then- fine pro- f support, the alumni of ;v«sward coitege have undertaken! tw» BBW projects this year. The! j first to the creation of a fund to ·, support three lecture aeries an-: i nuaJly, efltabUsfeed in honor of Dr. i (Harry K. Jeesop, Miss Mary Ella! Bowie, and Miss Lydia Schaum, ; The eetnre*hip* will be in the · field* of Theology, general lec- tures related to Christian Berries, and Missions. The second project is the publishing of an attractive four-page bulletin on a bi-monthly basis. The editor of the paper, which ha* been entitled Dove and Triangle, is the president of the Alumni Association, John Grenfell of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. Beginning in March a new annual feature on the University Park campus will be an all- denominations day. At this denominational leaders from all of the churches represented by the current student body will gather for a. day of worshin and counsel tto church**. Advance dicates a wide the first sfieettai Veaaard OolMff*. ONBUr TMC of the Yeaaard ,ol traiaia*; ha* jupoa practical The faculty M in a study ef tfca at this phase af tfc» the smMtioa definite profrasm of those who expect t* related careen. Under the dinette* of a full- time director, ·vary student at Vennard will be carefully super* vised and counseled * an actual 'training situattoa related to the jarea of hi* career choice and academic program at the school. with 1 a tor Uyton Husk Store i*k record room, During 1959 work wa» completed on the installation of a 17 by *1 foot room in the basement of Laytoa'B Music Store at 201 High aveuu* west for use in displaying and demonstrating modern «tere- ophonie and high fidelity recording equipment Th« room was established to provide for demonstration of stereo and hi-fi units m tvpical horn* room surroundings. Also on display and available for demonstration U a Lowrey electnc organ. In providing the full carpeted room, partition changes were necessary. A portion of the room area formeily was occupied bv » ^BwW WF ^p^p^^^^MM MNI VMAv take tvtr HC Truck, Fm MidriMr Ct. OiKALOOtA »AIY HttAlt W.. J... 29, I9M I New Sharon route t aad his brother William rBOT Yarn Weal- den of Cedar purchased the Oaka- loosa Truck **"* Implsnieat cesa*! pany ia December of 1M* tress' Joe and Mart Vaader Heidea, who', retired after 32 yean ia the busi-, ness. The new owners have beea lay- tar a grand em tentatively Mt for Feb. S. Butjr » December th* i»- terier ef th* building was repainted aad pisas are being made for repainting the exterior of the button* thai apring. track instrumental teaching room*. In the meantime, a brand 15 by 1? foot instrumental teaching studio was set up at the rear of the stereo and hi-fi room and is reached through a separate front entrance. ef Interna- peck-up parts to their amiss and service line. A new tovek aMchaaic is beins; add-! sd U the staff to specialise in! overhanonf aad reconditioBins; all models and atakes of International trucks. A COMPLETE line of International Harvester farm equipment? industrial equipment, tractors, and trucks will be maintained, alone; 1 The company all of which are highly in th* different itheee* ef ical repair. A servic* force and power ciency of all types of tors. The service does complete check-upa farm tractors. look what you'll see this spring! Our Complete Remodeling Project Is Well Underway CHECKING ACCOUNTS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS CHRISTMAS CLUB ACCOUNTS SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES TRUST DEPARTMENT SERVICE BANK BY MAIL SERVICE TRAVELERS CHECKS DAY AND NIGHT DEPOSITORY PERSONAL LOANS FARM LOANS CITY PROPERTY LOANS AUTOMOBILE LOANS INSURANCE LOANS CHATTEL MORTGAGE LOANS COLLATERAL LOANS Oskaloosa's No. 1 Corner Will Be New and Modern We feel confident you will be as proud of Oskaloosa's main corner as we will when our complete remodeling project is complete. A modern new facing of blue and grey granite veneer is now being placed and the interior will be completely remodeled to afford better convenience and service to our customers. We apologize for the temporary inconveniences while we do business as usual and take part in Oskaloosa's PROGRESS. Farmers... Consult with Our Farm Representative Tom Brown is our new farm representative who will assist farm customers in their banking transactions, farm sales, managing, etc. Tom knows this entire farm area and most of the farmers in it. He will be pleased to serve you. STATEMENT OF CONDITION, DECEMBER 31, 1959 RESOURCES Cast- and Due from Otrer Bank* I 553 500 6t LIABILITIES Deposits-- Mur. .pal Securities . ..--___ To--: Cash if Marke"3-/e Bonds Loans t Discounts . ~ Overdrafts . Banking Premises Eq r-nent Other Assets . . ,, Time 788,373.20 Total ,, $3.573.079 5i Surplus Undivided Profit* Other Liabilities _ 100.000.00 263.317.2* 13.000.00 ...._ 9,451.33 *4 ···53 84? 15 $4,053.845.15 Ready to Serve YOU in 1960 Iowa Trust Savings Bank OFFICERS H. E. Lindberg, President Mabel Whitehead, Asr- Cashier H. W. Sauter, Vice President A Cashier Jolm M. Sample, Ass!.. Cash.er E L B .tier Harr% E. Lmdberg J. C. Enyart D. L. Akcrman GRenn H. T7pto» Thoman D. Browm H. W. Sauter SPAPFRf

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