The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 28, 1954 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 28, 1954
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(ItQ Upper DCS Moine* Tuesday, December 28, 1954 F P f*i We Can fix It Professional 'Services on Car', Truck and Tractor Radiators. Cook's Radiator Cleaning and Repair Shop South Phillips St. - Algona "Service With a Smile" MOE'S SKELLY STATION Skelly Gas, Oils, Greases Battery Service-Tire Repair Washing, Polishing, Greasing 300 W State-Algona RAPID THERM06AS CO. - SOUTH PHILLIPS ST., ALGONA, IOWA Recapping Repairing A II T* ' ' • All. Tires FARM IMPLEMENT TIRES A SPECIALTY WITH 24-HOUR SERVICE All OK Recapping, is unconditionally guaranteed or your money back. JACK'S 0 K TIRE SERVICE JACK LIMBAUGH f YOUR KOSSUTH COUNTY POTATO HEADQUARTERS Seir\Service Unlimited Parking Space Complete Line of Meats, Groceries EAST END GROCERY Bjustrom's Furniture Co. Our Direct-From-Factories Purchases of Furniture and Home-Furnishings SAVES YOU MONEY 1 -1 < ? -t 'i Moving-Storage-Crating We Move Household Goods Anywhere-Fully Insured-Furniture & Machinery Storage in New, Modern Warehouse-All Types Crating. TRANSFER Phone 298 POST STORAGE Phone 298 When the Bapid Thermogas Co. of Des Moines purchased the. local firm-of Algona All-Gas Co. in June of this year, it was part of_an expansion program which now includes 16 plants in Iowa. Illinois and Wisconsin. These plants have storage facilities of over 2.000.000 gallons of gas which assures all their customers of complete supply. Rapid Thermogas Co. is the largest bottle gas distributor in the area in which it operates. " The Rapid Gas Co. of Cedar Rapids and the Thermogas Co. of Des Moines were separate companies uni* 1947 when they merged to form the Rapid Thermogas Co. They had ten plants at that time. Manager of the local Rapid Thermogas Co. is J. F. Milder who also manages the sub-plant at Emmelsburg. Mr Milder reports that during the six-month period from June through November his plant has sold 536,790 gallons of gas or a total of 2,275,989 pounds. This high figure results from a set-up which includes 75 dealers which in turn sell to their area. This area covers a territory bounded by-Lehigh on the south. Winnebago, Minn., on the north,-Royal on the west and Wesley on the east. The retail operation of the Algona plant of Rapid Thermogas Co/includes the city of Algona and a 20-mile radius of farm and small town bottle and bulk gas customers. • . • Thermogas stresses service on delivery and keeping the customer's lank full. A "follow-up 1 ' system of bottle gas delivery creates a regular route for the drivers and contact with every customer according to-their needs. Not only does the Rapid Thermogas Co. distribute and sell, bottle and bulk gas, but it also carries a complete line of gas appliances: Roper, Tappan and Hardwick ranges; Budd and John Wood water heaters; Caloric clothes dryers; Johnson slock tank heaters; A. B. Wood cjiick brooders and Vulcan and Garland commercial ranges. Their motto is: "If we' don't have il, we can get it . . . if it burns gas." •'- T ^ - . The Thermogas fleet of trucks consists of two bulk gas, two retail, one cylinder delivery and one bulk service truck . . .. a total of six; also two autos. Nine employees assist wilh the duties at the local plant. They are: Stella Doerning, bookkeeper and receptionist. .M^rie Thompson, combination office and outside'assisianl.' John Boberls, field reprdsentalive, Glenn. Jones, retail manager. Bud Ferden, bottle gas delivery. Bay Meyers, bulk installation and delivery. Dale Briggs. wholesale cylinder delivery. Bill Spechl, plant operator, and Gilbert Gjerde. plant operator at Emmetsburg. Cylinder General Machinery Repair Algona Machine Shop M. C. Oakland Ed. Hagg West State Street FLOWERS FOR EVERY OCCASION • Corsages . • Cut Flowers • Wedding Flowers • Funeral Flowers ;' • • Gifts of All Kinds VIVIAN'S FLORAL & GIFT SHOP PHONE 124T JOHN DEERE / "The Quality Nam* 9 In Farm Equipment" SEE ERNIE WILLIAMS 'On Diagonal Street at Northwestern Tracks Appliance Repairs 'All Makes Washing Machines,, Refrigerators and Other Appliances North Iowa Sewing Machine & Appliance Authorized General Electric Dealer fsssssSfSSSSSSSfsSsfmsmmssX a ', ,*, CITIES SERVICE FUEL OILS — GASOLINE .Car & Tractor Oils-Greases Station And Bulk Delivery R. R. HUTZELL Cities Service Consignee South Phillips Street PHONE 122 HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL! FROM ALL OF THE ADVERTISERS ON THIS PAGE Phon® 52Q-W V ''',:**. Bottled Gas Bjustrom FURNITURE , COMPANY i i Permit No. 33 MR. FARMER: For QUICK and CLEAN removal of all DEAD STOCK Phone 7-W WE PAY ALL PHONE CHARGES ALGONA RENDERING CO. Algona/ Iowa GERBER & BUSCHER Ervin Gerber CONSTRUCTION CO. John Buscher • CLEANING & GRUBBING • LANDSCAPING • SURFACE DRAINAGE WORK • GRADING • CUSTOM WORK Headquarters at New Office Building on Highway 18 North Edge of Algona Phone Buscher 137-J Office Phone 1225 Phone Gerber 25F111 Buildings For Farm and Industrial Use QUONSET STRAN - STEEL MILLER STEEL BUILDING CO. North of Milwaukee Depot i - »• Phone 1290 Ben Wibben - Building Contractor All Types, Building 122 South Heckart, Algona Cabinet Work (Please Call After 6:00 P.M. Phone ) V//s//S/JSS//////////S//////SSAY^^ FEED SARGENT FEED Poultry, Hog and Cattle Feeds — We Buy Your Grain Fertilizers SorOGnt & CO* Grass Seed ALGONA, IOWA BUILDING MATERIALS OF ALL KINDS AND TYPES • Everything for Remodeling and Modernizing • Everything for Farm and Home Building • Ready-Mixed Concrete in Season Ready-Mix Concrete & Supply Go. No. Lantry St. Algona Phone 166 r MILLER LUMBER CO. BUILDING NEEDS OF ALL KINDS Lower Price Max Bartholomew Manager Eat! State at C & NW Track*—Algona Roto-Rooter Sewer Service For Clogged Sewers-Drains No Unnecessary Digging Guaranteed Cowan's Roto-Rooter Serving Kossuth, Humboldt, Hancock and Palo Alto Counties Algona 101 Phone Collect Viking g| FARM OILS AND GREASES Bulk Delivery Service VIKING OIL CO. Just North of MilwaukM Depot Cook & Heat With THERMOGAS The Preferred L. P.- Gat Bottle & Bulk Sales Gas'Appliances PHONE 16 Rapid Thermogas Co. $9. Phillips St. Algpna The Best In FARM EQUIPMENT and FARM SERVICE at Algona Implement Co, ih W.11 * D,b H Diagoatl Str*t| AW30NA, "Let The Red Trucks Serve You, Too" With Any of Your Needi in COAL - LUMBER BUILDING SUPPLIES INSULATION Hog Feeden - Brooder Houses F. S. Norton & Son PHONE 229 IOWA STATE BANK Algona, Iowa SAFE ^ CONFIPINTm Serving and Growing With the Community

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