The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 27, 1954 · Page 5
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February 27, 1954

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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A T A I i r . \ : i y r \ i i O T - » 'm · » .. Clobc-Ga/cttL- pholo l i',i\ HOUSE-- [hiily-seven oltu-ials of Prudential Insurance Company attended the luncheon and meeting for the new Mason City office at 118- First N. W. Open house was attended by insurance men from all over the state. From left to right are William V. \\.inslovv, director of agencies from the north central home office, Minneapolis; William I I . /aiKcr, Des Monies, 20 year man who received a Hamilton watch, awarded during the m e e t i n g ; L. J. Brooks, associate manager of the new office in Mason City, and Fred van Jkheenen, DCS Monies, agency manager. BUSINESS MEMO W. F. ( B I L L ) GILDNER GILDNER AT NATIONAL CLOTHIERS CONVENTION W. t\ ( B i l l ) Gildncr, m a n a g e r of Gildners in Mason City, attended the convention of the N a t i o n a l Association of Retail Clothiers and Furnishers, of which ail 1C Gild- ncrs men's and boys' clothing stores arc members, in Chicago this week. Enroute he stopped in Iowa City to take in a basketball g a m e and visit in the home of his sister, Mrs. William Hageboeck.·" Mr. Jlage- boeck is publisher of the Iowa City Press-Citizen. i Gildner heard talks by leaders in the clothing industry and took part in the discussions. He aJso bought some of the latest clothing and furnishings shown by hundreds of the leading m a n u f a c t u r e r s of men's and boys' clothing. The Gildner stores are situated in M i n - nesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. S E C U R I T I E S D I S T R I B U T O R S W I N I N V E S T O R S A W A R D Record 1953 sales in this area of face-amount investment certificates and m u t u a l fund shares h a v e won national recognition for Avery J. Lauber, Clear Lake, Delia McMahon and Jesse C. Jones, Mason ,'ity, production leaders for Investors Diversified Services, Inc., Minneapolis. They will be awarded for top sales and service achievements qualifying them for membership in the I.D.S. President's Club.i an honor roll of leading representatives. R A L P H Z E N O R ZENOR AT OLDSMOBILE COUNCIL MEETING Ralph Zenor, Zcnor Motor Company, Mason City, was one of 24 Old.smobile dealers in the United Stales meeting at the nth dealer council meeting at Lansing, Mich., this week. Oldsmobile's production outlook for the spring months was discussed. On the agenda for the meeting were discussions of m a n u f a c t u r i n g schedules' by series and body types, optional equipment, used car sales, customer relations and the new General Motors training centers for mechanics and other dealer per-i sonnel. I Participating were J, F. Wolfram,! vice president of General Motors[ and Oldsmobile general manager;! G. R. Jones, general sales m a n - j ager; T. C. Downey, works manager; L. F. Carlson, general merchandising m a n a g e r ; H. N. Metzel,i chief engineer and E. W. Schuon.j comptroller. : Visiting dealers toured the Oldsmobile manufacturing facilities in Lansing, i n c l u d i n g the new Saginaw j Street plant that houses the production of bumpers and JOS jet engine rotating parts. LESLIE E. BEEDLE BEEDLE PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Leslie E. Bcedle has been promoted to the position of assistant director at the Patterson-James Funeral Home. He has been employed at the home since July 1950 Science, St. Louis, Mo., and is a icenscd embalmer and is a licensed f u n e r a l director of the state if Iowa, f i e is also a member of the First Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs, Becdlc and their daughter, Caroline, make their home at 340 Pennsylvania S.E. ·x- * * Broadbent Oil Distributors Meet in Mason City About 50 distributors of Wyn'n's Friction Proofing Oil held a statewide distributors meeting at the Hotel Hanford Saturday, announc ing the results of the Wynn Twin Car Test, according to Don Broadbent, who is in partnership with his father Walter Broadbent, in the Broadbent Distributing Company, 1320 Rhode Island N.E. The test run was made by two identical Ford V8s over 20,000 Ftb. 27, 1954 £ M»50n City G!obe-G»ietl«, Mason Clly, I*. miles of road in a 20 day trial run. One car was equipped with Wynn's Friction Proofing Oil and the other was not. The distributors were shown the results o£ the test, which was conducted under consultant engineers of the University of Colorado. T h e Broadbent Distributing Company has the franchise for the state of Iowa. The distributors here for the meeting also were told about the new farm program for this spring. Walter Broadbent is head of the /arm division for Iowa, and the company sells through distributors to the retail dealers and f a r m consumers outlets. Nine of the specially colored cars of distributors of Wynn's Friction Proofing Oil were in Mason City for the d a y . These are cars the distributors use in calling on dealers throughout the state. and was one of honored in 1952 three key men by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Beedle came to Mason City from Sioux City. He.is a graduate of the St. Louis College of Mortuary GUNDERSON SHOWS SLIDES--Dr. Harold Gimderson (right), of the lege agriculture extension department, operates a projector at a dinner meeting sponsored by the Burg Chemical Company, Mason City. Others, l e f t to right, are Dudley Crittenden, Ames, of the Dow Chemical Company; Ken Bradfield, Evansville, Incl., of the Hahn Implement Company, and Dr. E.-P. Syhvester, also of ISC. More than 60 dealers in fertilizers; farm chemicals and implements attended the m e e t i n g held at the Cerro Gordo Hotel Tuesday evening. Discussion centered about the proper uses of chemicals, pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers. ' ,S!ftSKS^ "» LARSON FURNACE CO. 1454 North Federal Phone U22 Four Bikes Given Away by Carnation Because of the huyc a m o u n t of C a r n a l i o n tops and caps t u r n e d in at the fourth and f i n a l ( Kiddie Movie P a r t v the Strand T priy.es. instead of were the g r a n d prize winners. Each S a t u r d a y for the four weeks the Carnation Kiddie Movie Party was in progress 12 prizes were awarded; The theater was filled with youngsters Saturday. *; # * · DECLINE IN FREIGHT REVENUE SHOWN Decline of 15.5 per cent in freight revenue of .the Minneapolis St. Louis railway in January reduced its total operating revenues by $253,187, from $1,GGG,277 in the first month of .1953 of $1,413,000, the monthly report showed. Operating DIVIDENDS ANNOUNCED BY ONTARIO PAPER .1. B. Facgre, president of Minnesota and Ontario Paper Company, Minneapolis, announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend upon its common stock of 50 cents per share payable April 30, 1954,'to shareholders of record at the tiose of business April 2, 1954. TRY A G-G CLASSIFIED ADI GOOD/YEAR 1/wujCTife NEVER NEEDS WAXING · for homo, oHicii, in ihopi. buildingi · l!Ie or roll--for custom-floor! or ivlf-instatlotion ill US FOR FREE ESTIMATE ATto Goodyior Rubber flooring TYLER-RYAN FURNITURE COMPANY Phone 3910 19 Second S. E. the o f f i c i a l s were swamped and the (ops rah into the hundreds for the four lending contestants. W a r r e n ' G r o 5 I a n d was first pri/.e w i n n e r in the boys d i v i s i o n and M a r y Bioomingdalc was first in the yirls division. Chuck I l u b c r was second prize winner in t h c boys division and Sharon Becker, second in the girls. All four received bicycles. These $1,35-1,312 a year ago to $1,3-19,576. Net income after all charges was 325,4:~it in . J a n u a r y this year, com- i pa red with $108,492. Individually tnilorcd lo heat the h»mc where it goes -- that's why Green Colonial does B better job. Ample heat on less fuel . . . n» much as 25% less. SEE US. Colonial Furnace 408 So. Federal Phone 961 OIL COAL-OAtopNACES . Smart Floor For Every Room! ARMSTRONG'S SPATTER LINOLEUM Fits in wi»h every decorative Eleven sparkling colors in stock FREE ESTIMATES DEPENDABLE INSTALLATIONS BAILEY'S FLOOR COVERINGS 22 Second N. E. THE PLACE TO GO FOR NAMES YOU KNOW 79.95 Value! 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