The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1956 · Page 61
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 61

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Tuesday, February 7, 1956
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THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES, AL60NA, IOWA, REPORT OF PROGRESS EDITION Building ram A Big Step Forward In The Progress of ALGQNA Hr\ TOM McGRAW, MOR. IN NEW OFFICE Manager Tom McGraw f Our completely new yard which is 202 feet long and 95 feet wide, located along the Northwestern railroad tracks at the corner of South Phillips and East McGregor streets, will offer the people of our community a rriodern, efficient and economical method of ser* ing them, Our aim is to be able to meet every requirement in the building field. Our building plans were drawn by our own employees with blueprints made to owner's specifications. Our lumber shed is 202 ft. x 66 ft. and has an alley through the center that's 24 ft. wide. It enables us to construct small buildings inside and gives ample room for handling of all our lumber items. In addition to our lumber yard we have a mill room 28 ft. x 39 ft. where everything in the cabinet and custom line will be built. Our office, which we are very proud of, is 40 ft. x 44 ft. Here you'll find many items of miscellaneous lines attractively displayed. We've added many newitems and facilities in our new location and we hope you'll visit us Friday to see for yourself. There will be many of our suppliers' representatives on hand, too, so'come on out and visit with us. Grand Opening Friday . During the year 1956, the Botsford Lumber Co. wilt join other local businesses in presenting a home improvement program which has been started on a national scale and is intended to help the many home makers who might be planning improvement to their property or homes. We, here at Botsfords, intend to give our very best "know how" to home improvement planning for '56- We offer our services without obligation and .hope that you will feel free to come to us and discuss your improvement plans. Our Services: A Yard Full Of Lumber & Co a! To .• . . Requirement TOM DAILEY Consiruction Superintendent i Plans and Blueprints For Farm Structures Specifications and Home Planning Service General Construction Drainage Engineer Con sultant for Drain Tile and Ditching Tool Rental Service Cabinet Shop Special Order Hardwoods, Plywoods & Rare Woods' Free Delivery In Trade Area Chat. Schmidt, driver, and Harm. Helmers, second man, pictured at left. CLIFF HAASE Construction. Crew Cecil Burtis, Second Man Some of our major lines are: Weyerhauser Plan Service, Weyerhauser lumber, DePont paints, Masonite products, Geletex insulation and beard, Johns-Manville products. Black and Decker tools, DeWalt tcols, Anderen millwork. Balsam wool, Zonolite, Yale harware, Washington hardware. Republic sleel and Barrett roofing. Neil Lamb, assistant manager IN APPRECIATION 'TO ALL VISITORS FRIDAY NICHOLS ALUMINUM BAKING NAILS FREE BALLOONS (AT REGULAR INTERVALS) KITCHEN HANDY HARDWAR! AND HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF FREE DOOR PRIZE (To be given away at final drawing Friday n'ght — just register during your visit with us. You need not be present at drawing to win.) PRIZES DONATED BY 3 Charcoal Broilers ............................. North Western-Hanna Fuel Co., Minneapolis 1 Ton Coal ______ .................. - ............. - ........ .--Old Ben Coal Corp., Chicago ______ - ............. - ........ . 2 Utility Stands ........... ____ .............. _______ Mason City Builders Supply ........... ____ .............. _______ Mason City 2 Sunshine Revolving Outside Clothes Driers ....... - ...... Clay Equipment Corp., Cedar Falls 1 12" Revolving Head Ventilator ............. _______ ..... ____ ,.Klauer Mfg. Co,, Dubuque 1 Wood Combination Door ..... - ......... ______ ....... Williams & Hunting Co., Cedar Rapids 2 Bruce Chop Blocks ..... - ................... ... -Twin- City Hardwood Lumber Co., St. Paul 1 Roll 32" Heavy Field Fence --- .......... . ..... _ ...... ...Republic Steel Corp., Storm Lake 1 Roll White Picket Fence ____ ...... — ..... ---Nebraska Bridge Supply & Lbr., Co., Fort Dodge 1 Set Cutlery ..... _____ ....... _____ ...... - ......... '..Farwell, Osmun. Kirk & Co., St. Paul 500 Face Brick (fireplace) .................. -------------- Johnston Clay Works, Fort Dodge $10 Merchandise Certificate ------ ........... ---------- Lehigh Sawer & Tile Co., Fort Dodge 48" Aluminum Level Macklanburg-Duncan Co., Oklahoma City — '/<" Electric Drill & Accessories - ..-Ashton Wholesale Service, Mason City Folding Door - Stoli Building Supply Co., Fort Dodge Aluminum Trellis Nichols Wire fe Aluminum Co., Mason City Flower Bed Border -- - Mid-Continent Lumber Dealers Supply, Fort Dodge Wool Blanket , Lehigh Portland Cement Co., Minneapolis Set Stanley Wood Working Chisels Plait Hardware Co., St. Paul Step Ladder Heider Manufacturing Co., Carroll And Others FREE COFFEE & DONUTS WHITE AND CHOCOLATE MILK (ADULTS AND CHILDREN ACCOMPANIED BY PARENT) Part of Our Construction Crew Lc;t to right: John Ketelson, John Hennessay, A'sx Reefer, Paul Dremmel, D- D. Hentges Our Cabinet Shop Bill Weiner, pictured in the cabinet shop, has a host of tools and machinery to do all types o f ciislom work from the smallest to the largest job. Precision work with quality lumber is a must in this department.

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