The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1956 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 7, 1956
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>4nnuo/ .it of ,* otal Assets Near 1 Million Carryihg forward an unbroken recdrd of growth since its founding here 39 years ago, Home Federal Savings & Loan Association t Algona, reached a record high irt .1955, total assets' of 'the ftssociati6n having reached almost $8,000,000 at the close of business December 31. According to C, R. LaBarre, president, 'Homo Federal ,of 'Algona Is how "the largest', savings & loan' association in the, United States operat-, ing in ; a town of not over 5500 people,. .Growth of-'Home Federal has been consistent over the years, " with t6tal assets amounting to $317,920.93 in the year of 1935,' and. increasing steadily evei' Since. The firm- handles all forms of loans Jor building and modernizing, including FHA title 1 and 2, GI loans, and conventional loans. ; ; .Loans made for new construction in 1955 by Home Federal Carne close to one million dollars, While loans made for the pur-' chase of homes Were in'excess of $750,000. Home Federal is currently returning 3% on savings plabedAvtil) trJ litM.-ii. DUring 1858, the firnj-lftstallert • over 300' s,afety';,dfei>ofH boKes, and a modern} bb.rg'lary alarm system for safeguarding«of the Vault. v; , *!/~T' Officers ftLtht ,dompany here are, C. R. LaBarre, president, M. J. Mowers, vice president ana secretary, and H, 3. Keesee, cashier and treasurer. 21% Increase For Weidenhoff Last Year . i , -' ' ' \ •• ' ; 1955 sales for Jos. Weldenhofi' Inc., Algona''ma'nufadturer of automotive -and aviation., testing equipment, showed an increase of 21% over the previous; year, of 1954, it has been announced by ;K. T. Peirce,. general manager 'of the firm. -'This increase embraced sales of standard commercial products put out by Wei-, denhoff, excluding? any• gdVern- .ment contract work. January_ 1950 .sales .for the company, "Peirce added ', i'wei;e 'at a level 1.5% higher than In the same month of. 1955, : and from present indications the 'cbrftpany is viewing the balance of .the present year, as having an in-^, creased demand for its products. Mi Ag Sixiy' Products " is ? at t present.manu- "•"• J -'-'- 60 dif facturing ..__ fertmt item's 1 Of eqUipnient, rang- Ing from ^Mastijp Test HcncheSs which £<re Sold for $2,080 down to timtHkfltehts arid adapters selling for afOurtq 1 $7, The'engineering *. » T/ie Algona Community vT— to *floo- f square ffiet, gives complete reality. With 'a full, slate of pictures trf ciorrte frqrn e,' biggest ollywood .. ; , Philli amounts which „ _ PuSh-back seats? elimirtating standing wh'£tt persons . enter, were installed -with construction of the new theatre here .four yedrs ago. ' fine Of Firt't In State The- *AlgonaY> qlkssified \as one of the most JieaUtuul theatres in north Iowa,'was one of. the first in the state'to install such.a list of projection and screen 1 facilities. Central States Theatre Corp., operators of the Algona, also operate the Dfive-In Theatre east-of Algona. \ '• \ ; . j • .; SchHosf ,a i.™ i,. uc » giant production i r ^ ^ ". P ~na, in shop and ware- Commandments." ; house, buildings converted from . ._ _ ... ' A JI the war-time hemp plant which New Equipment . was in operation here. Weiden- , For the rriost,part unknown tci hoff is a subsidiary manufactur- the theatrergomg public j here, T A .1 *, A KlirinArr ing firm of Bowser,-Inc., one pf^'nstallatbn of the latest ahd most i I) I_(jr DUSIllcSS the nations largest. '• r ' •: j i, \ UR^o-dale/ -^ J f Jl^^^Jgji; ' , ^Sl 1 " '*'*?"-*. ^" A' "low-lying swathp' .Jfi years ' ago, "Schultz Bros. City"' at the southeast edge of Algona now in 1956 presents a thriving appearance to motorists entering the city from the south on 169. The two-acre plot, acquired in 1939 by Alfred Schultz, has in the space of 16 years, been con- •yerted into an attractive areb, containing the • Schultz .'Bros. 60x110 foot main garage and showroom, service station and eluding an" el&rfroiilc igni&pfl,,J analyzer which ; is based oh an i" English p'atent. Does Exporl Business According the; Peirce, Jabout ^Ttn^thq^mlhlls'cftpafe, the 25% of the company's output -is,. AigottasTheatra^ntek-s-MBBe with now, going as export merchant^.pfortyselbP the«'best i 'Stc'r^eri ; eh"' dise, bfefng sold in such countries* tertainmeflt, jbydft'shq^n .here. ; , f as Holland, Finland,'and Swil- 5 ' ^' M I\" n a W Dick zerland. Israel and Turkey arc -iST the local two of Weidenhoff's best cus- S!S\tfnA tiniof tomers abroad. • piay_sucn major ea Raise $70 For Polio ' Swea City — Seventy" dollars was raised by, the Boy Scouts for the Polio fund,' at the Lions club fdiiinfef Tiiursday •; night, when wives of' members we're guests; 5 The funds'.We*^ raised by a 'sale of surplusVpies, Harold Fischer Sr. acting as 'auctioneer. ...••" ' ~ ' '•• > -c'/ ->'.••• WANT ADS BRING, RESULTS - ^xAg^/nwj^ 1 w^'jiwi* •, a*y.\V • •^/i"* j *l5SL i **r?%" theatre to show all-CinerhaScope . and 'wide-screen* productions, and I equipment is .^easily ^adapted 'to , Supersoope -.moVies shortly to i'e'omeV;. 1 . -'-'^ •"•' . " ,••'. :-.' . •. >.'": ;: the T.projection bopth ls< now / fitted with Super-Sirnplex lamps : to'vbririg . oUtAthfj ibest, r ;iri coj,or movies' 'With Mb e'yeXstralh, and' sound 1 is reproduced,-by'the Sthi- pleXi4-Stac souffd system/ 'P'ic- '< ture area bn the new wide screen parking lot, and three rnodem homes erected by Schtiltz Bros. The property was improved" in four steps, first, ejection of the service station, which was the original Schultz Bros, enterprise; second, completion of the middle garage building; third, addition of; the"north 'section ahd showroom; fourtb, expansion of the' garage building to the south. Alfred Was joined in operation of the business in the forties by his two sons; Armin ahd Wesley, and these three tnfethfer with mechanics andt office personnel now operate the' business. •'• ; . In 1955J Schultz Bros, added Packard td its Studebaker line of cars, and now represents the Studebaker-Packard. Corp. in this area. At their showing of the new Packard line last fall, they served 170 dozen donuts, 70 dozen cookies and 100 gallons of coffee. In 1955, Schultz Bros, added a Ford tractor with scoop for maintenance work, and installed a-10,000 gallon .gas tank to accomodato transport dumping of ; gas,: which now enables the firm to buy gas Tu«ddy, February 7,JW6 Algdrta (la.) Upper 0« Mcfnw-S on a jobber's basis. The company also mui.iitains in service two wreckers, 'u jumbo and a regular size vehicle. LONE ROCK NEWS By Mrs Clarence Krdft Sunday afternoon callers at the C. E. Householder home were Mrs Everett Hanna and Mrs Harlan Blanchard. Sunuay callers at the Lawrence Geltzenauer home were Mi and Mrs John Geitzenauer of Fenton and Mr and Mrs C. J. Stauder of Bancroft, Mr and Mrs Roy Merchant and family spent the weekend visit- ing her sister and family, the Carroll Lashbrooks at Mason City. \ : Rev. C. K. Nordlnc and family spent Sunday afternoon with his mother. Mrs Matilda Nprdinc at Albert City. .Mrs Jirh Latson..visited Saturday afterrtoon with Mrs Leslie Johnson. Sunday evening Mr and Mrs Leslie- Johnson and family were lupper gaests at the Vernon Johnmn home in Armstrong. Supper guests Sunday at tho Rose Kraft home were Mr and Mrs Frederick Schultz and Dawn, Mr and Mrs James Walker and Charla Jo, Mr and Mrs Clarence Kraft, Judy and Joy. Mr and Mrs Jim O'Hara and Jerry of Castana, la. were ov'cr- nite guests Friday at the Marlin Bausman home. Miss Evelyn Earing, Mrs Glenn Householder and Mrs Mary Flaig visited Mrs Cecile Seegebarth Sunday afternoon at ..the Robert Hanna home. ' 10 YEARS 6F PROGRESS The Livingston Tool Co. com- p'eted its tenth : 'year of opera- i ' •.'•'^, >' -.'''' • • tions here'in,'l$*S$,' ifiiid. as We begin our second ten years, we in all modesty call attention to our own 'Record of Progress', MADE fN ; A L G 0 N FOR INDUSTRY A Partial List Of The Companies Served by Livingston: Lnaish Company Jri-Clover Division Kenosha. Wisconsin Crane Company Chicago, Illinois Cherry Burrell Corporation Chicago, Illinois Creamery Package Mfg. Co. Chicago, Illinois Wallace Tube Company . Chicago, Illinois Lukenhoirner Company Cincinnati, Ohio Wm. Powell Company Cincinnati. Ohio Ohio Injeclor Co. Wadsworth, Ohio Jenkins Brothers. Bridgeport, Conn. Manton Gaulin. Mfg. Co Everett. Mass. wtjch has Qiy'e'n all on the Livingston staff a real sense, of, •"' T*. "' ' ' \ '' ' ' ' V ' acmevement. ' Livingston's. "SUPER SPEED" brand embraces some 300, different .types of precision tools tools which are used in in&>** -' IXcredmeries, dairies, food nical plants) to erect aii,oK'maintain^epnveyor piping- .', iP; 1-,-t-. .-,':. '*'•' " Ss. : to -say such tools are the! j.result : of precision work, whifh is perfcSrmed by people of f(ijs community at our inod- ;-"'' i ernTEquipped Algona-plant. An, .Arizona irrigation project, i Livingston has designed and is manufacturing specjal outlet valves, is a devel- opmenky/hich has exacted high standards of manufacturing, and!y/hich we are proud to have met at the qualities of work demanded, O'u r manufacturing firm, thoqgh far from being one of the biggest in tlje field, has consistently supplied the finest type of product to m'any exacting industries, nation-wide, and it is a source of pride to us that we have met and grown with those exacting standards. LIVINGSTON ALGONA, IOWA TOOL CO PROGRESS IN New Skelly Service Station Opened Here In 1955 V; A Pleasure And A Privilege ' Serving The Algona Community During 1955 1 Scobba's Skelly Service Corner E. Stale & Colby Sts. Monie Scobba I Quonset Village" Is Growing 18 "Strait Steel" QUONSETS 1 ADDED TO ALGONA'S SKYLINE IN 1955 Yes, Quonset Village is growing, tool In our area north of the Milwaukee railroad tiwcks, we added a sixth Quonset building . . . Russ & Ky's Nnsh during the year 1955. We erected 17 pther commercial Quonsets in Algona, too- One of them was a long-span type for. Ray Alderson, like t h e picture at the right. 150 More Erected In Our Franchisee! Area 1955 taw many new Quonsets go up throughout Kossuth County and surrounding areas, loo; 150 more Quonsets dplled the landscape. Our largsst jop was a multi-rigid frame structure for the Murray Elevator at gencroft. These easy-to-erecl, permanent Stran-Steel Quonsets are fast gaining ip popularity and are the most economical and serviceable building on the market today for our growing community. THERE'S A SIZE Af4D TYPE QUONSET TO MEET EVERY MANUFACTURINQ, COMMERCIAL, OR STORAGE EQUIPMENT STEEL BUILDING CO. EARL B. MILLER • MILWAUKEE DEPOT PLAZA i ___L_J ,. *' *

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