Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on April 26, 1973 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 10

Publication:
Location:
Galesburg, Illinois
Issue Date:
Thursday, April 26, 1973
Page:
Page 10
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 10 article text (OCR)

10 Gdlesbufj RegistCf'Mdil, Gdlesbuf^/ III. Thu>-sdqy, April 26, 1973 Business And Industry Business Briefs Peel Receives Award Jack Peel, Continental Airlines district manager at Alburquerque, N. M. recently received a president's award for outstanding marketing achievement during 1972. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Peel, 3279 Oxford Lane, Galesburg. He was graduated from Galesburg High School, attended Knox College a year and was graduated from the University of Colorado. Ex-Resident Buys Firm Milton Tanzer Jr., formerly of Galesburg, has purchased Key Real Estate Co. of Lighthouse Point, Fla., a firm with which he has been associated for five years and served as sales manager. He is a graduate of Knox College. The firm is one of the largest realty businesses )n BrowM'd County and was a pioneer in a computerized listing service. The firm was Instrumental last year in a highway renovation pro-am. Realty Firm Chartered A. L. Glas Realty, Inc., 454 N. Henderson St., has been issued a corporate charter, according to an announcement by Michael J. Hewlett, secretary of state, in Springfield. Incorporators were listed as Audrey A. Glas, Darrell Kent Lovell and Marilyn F. Anderson. BN Head Elected to Group Edward L. McCormick, president and chief executive of BN Transport, Inc., Galesburg, has been elected to the Young Presidents' Organization, Inc., an educational group with an international membership of 2,700 chief executives who have become presidents of siziable companies before the age of 40. McCormick, a native of Vincennes, Ind., was elected president of BN Transport in July, 1972. The firm's operation covers 15 states with more than 17,000 route miles. Anticipated gross revenues of $29 million are projected for 1973. Lakis Manager Honored James Johns, parts manager at Louis Lakis Ford, Inc., has received a Bronze Medallion Award from the Ford Parts and Ford Customer Service divisions. The award is made to those managers who are judged to be outstanding in customer service, sales and management ability. Johns has been in the automotive service field for 45 years and has been parts manager at Lakis Ford since 1949. Credit Treasurer Resigns Carl H. Edwards, 644 E. Grove St., has resigned as treasurer of the Beatrice Credit Union effective April 30. He will be 76 tomorrow. Edwards has served as treasurer of the credit union continuously since 1949. Before that he served for two years as secretary. Edwards was a delegate to the annual meetings of the Illinois Credit Union League in Chicago for 25 consecutive years—from 1947 to 1972. He will be succeeded as treasurer by M. Amot Montgomery, 979 Day St. Quint Tire Firm Is B. F. Goodrich \Prexy Cup Winner Quint 's Tire Service, 642 E. Main St., has been chosen 1972 recipient of the B. F. Goodrich Company's President's Cup, one of four stores in the nation to receive the coveted award. The firm beat out 110 stores in the 10-state central area in over-all sales and profits to receive the honor. William Wilcox, a B. F. Goodrich administrator from the central area 's Akron, Ohio, office, presented the cup at an awards ceremony Monday night at the Sheratdn Motor Inn. Wendell HulU 30-year-oId manager of Quint 's, accepted Admiral Corp. Establishes Record Sales CHICAGO — Admiral Corp. established record quarterly sales and a sharp increase in earnings, Ross D. Siragusa Jr., president, announced this week. Operating income on a fully taxed basis of $3,026,000 was up 31 per cent from $2,304,000 in the year-earlier period. Per share operating income was 52 cents, up 15.6 per cent from 45 cents in the prior year. Shares outstanding increased by 12.6 per cent as a result of the 1972 stock offering, Siragusa said. The sales record of $129,360,000, compared with $118,142,000 in first quarter 1972, is the second successive quarterly record and the Uth consecutive quarterly increase over the year-earlier period. The sales increase was accomplished in a IS^eek period, whereas the 1972 quarter had 14 weeks because of the 53^eek fiscal year. Sales gains exceeded those of the industry and resulted in increased market share for all major products. the award on behalf of the store. "It's quite an honors I'm real proud of it—and so are the employes," Hull said. "I think everybody deserves a pat on the back." The event marked the first time Quint's has won the award, the top area prize for stores in each of the firm's four areas, Hull said Hull said the award was presented for the company's outstanding performance during 1972. The firm showed a 25-30 per cent Increase in over-all sales and profits over the pre« ceding year, he said. The store deals mainly in tire sales and service but is beginning to get back into appliance sales, Hull explaihed. He said Quint's does a big farm tire trade, covering a 60* mile radius around Galesburg. Last year the firm did $850,000 worth of business and it expects to hit' $1 million this year. "We're working on it," he said. THE TIRE store employs 10 persons including Hull who has been manager of Quint's for the past two years. The Galesburg High School graduate started working at the firm in. 1959. Cup and a Kiss Wendell Hull, manager of Quint's Tire Service, has both hands full as he receives the B. F. Goodrich President's Cup and kisses his wife, Mona, at the same time. William Wilcox, left, a B. F. Ckxxlricb edministrator from the central area's Akron, Ohio, office, preisented the cup in recognition of Quint's outstanding over-all sales and profits during 1972. Home Savings Achieves New Record Highs Home Savings & Loan Assn. has achieved record highs in assets, mortgage loans and savings capital, Richard E. Johnson, president, reported Tuesday at the association's annual meeting. He reported a gain of $9,128,621 in savings capital, an increase of 16.9 per cent, and a gain of $8,851,612 in mortgage loans, or 17.4 per cent. Total assets of the association increased $9,280,458, a new year-end high of $71,015,922, he said. Johnson reported that Home Savings had paid a new annual record amount of $3,111,808 in interest on savings deposits. The additions to reserves amounted to $425,701 to Ining the total reserve position d the association t >a a new hiflh of $5,604,121. Gross Completing Plant Relocation RETIRES — Harold E. Houston, an agent in Prudential's Galesburg district, has retired following more than 36 years of service with the insurance company. Houston joined Prudential in 1937. He is a member of American Legion Post 116 and the 40 & 8 Voiture in Canton, where he lives with his wife. Biela's comet was observed to split in two in 1846 and vanished completely in 1865. READ THE WANT ADS! How does one go absut moving a factory? 'I'm going to write a book," replies Edward Gross, president of Gross Galesburg Co. 'The garment manufacturing firm this week is completing final stages <cf a relocation operation that began about three weeks ago. By this weekend. Gross said, the firm will have finished moving its main plant at 152 E. Ferris St. to its new plant at 2900 W. Main St. GROSS and his associates completed moving machinery and personnel from its North Fourteen Midwest Manufacturing Corp. employes with 35, 30 and 25 years with the company were presented color TV sets yesterday in recognition of their years of service. Michael P. Mullen, with TV set, vice president and director of industrial relations, presented the awards at the Holiday Inn. Recipients from left, bottom row, are Nicholas Hick- Admiral Service Recognition man, Verna Lopeman, Frances Akeyson and Harriet Rusk. Top row, from left, are Richard L. Wells, Melvin Riddell, Arthur Normal, Howard C. Young, John Zahora, Midwest vice president and general manager, Roy Matthews, Wayne Green, Howard Fullerton, Virgil Windsor and Everett R. Eager. (Register-Mail photo by Dale Humphrey.) NOTICE - CHANGE OF HOURS MONDAY Thru THURSDAY Lobby . 9:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. Drive-ln 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. FRIDAY Lobby 9:00 A.M 6:00 P.M. Drive-ln 9:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. SATURDAY Lobby & Drive-ln 9:00 A.M. - Noon MAIN & KEILOGG Tho Bonk Thot Uods The Woy" Bank of Galesburg MEMBER F.D.i.C. PH. 343-4141 Americans Are Spending Less on Food MOUNE — Despite the current emotional reaction to food j prices, Americans are spending a significantly smaller share of their after-tax income for food than they did 20 years ago. Chairman William A. Hewitt of Deere & Company told company stockholders today. Hewitt, whose firm sells more farm equipment each year than any otiier company in the worid, said Americans are spending only 15.7 per cent of their after-tax income on food today compared wdtli 23 per cent in 1952. "In those 20 years, after-tax incomes have risen 150 per cent. Spending for food went up 70 per cent. During the same 20 years, prices of all consumer goods went up 58 per cent. Housing prices climbed 64 per (Continued on page 11) Henderson Street site last Saturday. The shop was located in the former C&E Grocef-y Supermarlcet. For Gross, this is the second time around. He first learned about moving factories several years ago when firm moved to a new building at its Chariton, Iowa, plant. But it still doesn't tome any' easier; it's still a "hunt and peck" system. "This is enough. I don't want to try it again," Gross lamented. The company hired an industrial moving firm to relocate its larger equipment. such as cloth cutting and pressing machines, and a printing press. The rest of the smaMer equipment, individual sewing machines and "a jillion other things that go with them," have been and are being moved by Gross personnel. The firm also hired about 12 high school boys to help with some of the moving. AT THIS time almost all of the company's 130 em­ ployes have set up operation at the new plant. Gross said production was closed down for two days during the move and ran slower than usual on some of the other days. A "For Sale" sign has already been put up in the window of the 5-story Ferris Street plant, he said. The new plant is located at West Main Street and Pickard Road and was financed through municipal industrial revenue bonds — the first such bonds in Galesburg and the first in an Illinois home rule city. For the most part, the bonds were bought locally. "We've got so many owners around this town we'll have to have an open house for them to see it," Gross chuckled. Quality Discount Shopping* WHITEWAllS AT LOWERS THAN BLACKWALL PRICES Btamond SUPERLUX FULL 4-PLY NYLON CORDBODY SAFETY GRIP SHOULDERS . FLEXIGRIP TREAD LOW PROFILE WITHFLEXSVN TREAD RUBBER <70'PRIMIUM* SPORT KING GUARANTEE BUCKWALLTUBELESS SUE Rtplicit m. SALE SAVE F.CT. 700iU tS0il3 $16 $13 S3 1.M 73SiU 700<M 18 15 3 1.96 Hill* 7J0il4 19 16 3 2.09 WNOVIO CHIOROIUTYL TUIIIISS INNMllNIt FiOHTS FIATS OUC TO rUNCTURES. Eni^mLiaEiaEniHii LMJLtflaBiKrigninffi •WHITEWAllS ONLY 3.M MORE EACH WHITEWAUTUBELESS FULL 4 PLY UNDERTREAD 2 PLIES FIBERGLASS 2 PLIES POLYESTER SIZE. Rtplace REG. SALE SAVE r.E.T. F7014 F7S-14 $31 $26 $5 2.61 C70-14 G7S14 33 28 5 2J2 C701S C7I-1S 33 28 5^' 2JS H701S H7M5 35 30 5 3M WE STOCK TIRES FOR IMPORTED CARS • REG. t RADMLS AT LOW PRICES INSTALLATION FLAT REPAIR « ROTATION JERVICE CENTER! DISC BRAKE SERVICE! Ts "«K ABSORBERS TO HI YOUR CARS NEED? AMERICAN PASSENGER CARS WITH DISC BRAKES ON FRONT AND CONVENTIONAL DRUM BRAKES ON THE REAR. FREE INSPECTION SHOWS WHICH OF THESE 3 JOBS YOUR CAR NEEOSI ? t t.DwIacifnMldisc , pads wilh PiHiiun * BiakB Pads. , • fill Hviliaulic ; system with liisc biake fluid. InsoKt Masttf Cylinder. Road Test Auiomobili. 97 C.LP. 2. All of *I plus; Machine Disc floims. Rebuild DISC Calipers. Repack front wheel beariODs. Ptessuri bleed hydraulic brake systeio. 3. All of «1 plus; Replace leai shoes with Premium brake luiing. Machine tear drums. Arc grind rear lining. Rebuild tear whiil cylindeis. 97 UCH. CLP., STANDARD SHOCKS 12 MONTHS or 15,000 MILES GUARANTEE REG. 4.97 EA. 'NOCKl I97cii CLf. HEAVY DUTY SHOCKS LIFETIME GUARANTEE U .«9 CLP. TO FIT AA08 LEVELIFT REAR SHOCKS FOR SMOOTHER RIDE CLP. ADJUSTABLE AIR SHOCKS CUSHIONED WOE CABS WSTALLATION EXTRA C.LP. 252116-285 12 VOLT GENERATOR ALTERNATOR INSTALUTION AVAIUBLE ^Remanulaclured to O.E.M. Spicv AAARLBX COOL CUSHION REG. 1.27 _ _ CLP. VtnilaUd lor Cool CMiiort. 132171 SheMU Motoioiii/:^ SUPER SHELL MOTOR OIL 10WH«0 FonnuhUdtoGiKfaslsUfU* MMt Lubricatioa RuuireoiMts. 162135 Includes F.E/TU DELUXE SUPER-RAK Metal TOP CARRIER 97 lASHINO STMP« REG. 13.97 190265 CLP. iKoTont SlifUn(. Epoiy Coaled Silver Baked Eiumil Sled Bars wilb Black Brackets^ FM STEREO MuJUplti STrack TAPE PUVI 97 WitoulOretawlCiWMJ,I lK «j «dThu«fc«li «((*«|,a,, ^Sleek Black >ClmMiU.»i,.' REG. 199.91 177866 GUARANTEED ioWEST PRICES MIOUIMOMVUH FREMONT AT HENDERSON GALESBURG Plenty of Shopping Hours! DAILY 10 A.M - 9:30 P.M. SUNDAY 10 A.M.-6P.M

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page