The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1950 · Page 20
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 20

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: o-Alflono Upper De« Moines Tuesday, January 17, 1950 Schools, Hospitals Are Specialty Of the Algona Electric Co. Complete Automobile Service Radiator Cleaning and Repairing R&C MOTOR CO. Across From Legion Halt DAY OR NITE Power Operated Wrecker Service "JUMBO" Will Come and Get You 24-Hour Service, Phone 975-R Schultz Bros. Garage South Phillips St. Algona Cities Service FUEL OILS GAS CAR & TRACTOR OILS - GREASES Service Station and Bulk Delivery R. R. HUTZELL Cities Service Consignee South Phillips Street PHONE 122 GENERAL CONTRACTING and CABINET WORK BUD ROBINSON 600 Diagonal Street PHONES Shop: 271 Res.: 41OJ - Taylor-Made - •KPR W CAKIIT LOCKER SERVICE THE BETTER ICE CREAM Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory &^SS^Jb^S7W&?777?^S7ifo7& l m&^ SANITARY ICE 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 Use "MAUTZ" Paints THE QUALITY PAINT One Coat Covers! Exclusively tit North Central Iowa Paint & Feed Co. 60S Diagonal Si. Phone 628 | MILLER LUMBER CO. BUILDING NEEDS OF ALL KINDS Lower Price 1 Clint Lighter, Mgr. I East State at C & NW 9 I Yracks-Algona ? RADIO and i REFRIGERATION i Service and Repairs | We Repair Any Type-Any Model Radio or Refrigerator Call Us to Fix 'am \ Algona Refrigeration PHONE 306 DAILY HOG MARKET JACOB E .DECKER & SONS Stockyards Just North Milwaukee Depot in Algona-Phone 535 Geo. Baluff, Mgr. - Home Phone 152W Strong Since Organizing Only Five Years Ago Dick Pool, office manager and "head salesman" of Algona Electric Company shows Mrs. Chester Willey, Algona, a new Monarch Range. Jess Fandel (left) and Si Roth in front of the ir former location on West Eighth Street, which they occupied until moving to 121 South Dodge two years ago. With only five years of organized business behind them, Harold Roth and Wlllard Fandel have completed a full array 'of electrical contracts, including many buildings of size and importance in this area. .... but we'd better call them Si Roth and Jess Fandel because those are the names most everybody knows them by. These two men, friends since their earlier days in Whittemore, are the organizers and mainstems of their electrical contracting business, Algona Electric, which they started in 1945. The retail trade done at their 121 South Dodge Street headquarters consists mainly in selling Monarch stoves and water heaters besides carrying a complete line of lighting fixtures} Both Si and Jess came to Algona from Whittemore, where they went t o high school. Si took his electrical course at Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis. Si worked eight years for the city of Al- gona while Jess was in defense work during the war. The electrical contracting done by the firm branches far and wide throughout the state. In the past few years they have done the wiring for St. Ann's hospital here in Algona and are now completing work on hospitals in Greenfield and Winterset. The Cherokee hospital is on their list, too. They contracted for and completed five armories in Iowa, did five schools in Charles City and are now wiring the new Algona High Annex. They wired the Synchroton Building in Ames as well as the Woodward State hospital. Si is the only Poppa of the pair—he has two daughter: (Catherine Ann, 5; and Marion, 8. Si's chief interest outside the electrical business is short-wave radio—and he's known nil around this area as a "ham operator." Jess Fandel's interests outside of work include active participation in the Moose, Eagles and Knights of Columbus. S*MS//lfSS/SSSSS///SS/SSSSS/SSSS. VS///S/S, Ready-Mixed Concrete Speeds Work - Saves Money Accurately Proportioned for Job Plan to Use "Ready-Mix" on Your Building Jobs This Spring Ready-Mix Concrete & Supply Co. No, Lanlry St. Algona Phone 186 Viking ° ou Our Specialty— FRIENDLY SERVICE Quality Gas, Oils and Greases Bulk Delivery Service VIKING OIL CO. Just North of Milwaukee Depot COOK WITH ALL-GAS Exclusive Bottlers and Distributors of L. P. Gases Roper and Moor Gas Ranges Serve! Refrigerators Gas Water Heaters PHONE 16 Algona All-Gas Co. So. Phillips St. Algona THOMPSON DISTRIBUTING CO. ALGONA FORT DODGE Automotive, Truck and Tractor Parts & Supplies Distributors of Famous GRIZZLY Brake Lining Ask Your Auto Dealer or Garage Man Welding Cylinder Boring General Machinery Repair Algona Machine Shop M. C. Oakland Ed. Hagg West State Street "Service With a Smile" MOE'S SHELLY STATION Skelly Gas, Oils, Greases Battery Service-Tire Repair Washing, Polishing, Greasing SOOWState-Algona FARM MACHINERY New and Used - Alt Types Machinery Repairing MINNEAPOUS-MOLINE DEALER Phone 90 HOVEY IMPLEMENT CO. Algona, Iowa South Phillips WHERE YOU GET Quality Chicks FEEDS HOUSES All Types of Poultry Equipment and Supplies Poultry Service CLOVERLEAF HATCHERY AND FEED Dick Burl Hnold' Filch PHONE 460W Milwaukee Depot Plaza ALGONA ELECTRIC Electrical Contractors HOME OR COMMERCIAL Harold Roth Willard Fandel PHONE 20 121 South Dodge ALGONA, IOWA 'XX, SS/SS/////S/SSSS//////S/S//S/S/S/SSS/S/SS /X, •X We Are Specialists STOVE'REPAIR We Have a Spatial Department for This Work, and Carry a Stock of Genuine Parts and Burners. Westinghouse Monarch Hot Point Ranges Expertly Repaired and Renewed PRATT Electric Construction Phone 170 "Let The Red Trucks Serve You, Too" With Any of Your Needs in COAL - LUMBER BUILDING SUPPLIES INSULATION Hog Feeders - Brooder Houses F.S. Norton & Son PHONE 229 W E WELCO T h. F0ett fl,,,, O Builds Blue Ribbon SWEET street A Feed For Every Need !Wrfrffrf»MHffffffffm**£ E WELCO C O Phone NORTH CENTRAL IOWA FEED & PAINT CO. * M The Best In FARM EQUIPMENT and FARM SERVICE at Algona Implement Co. ril Walt fc Deb Hill Diagooel Street , ALOOHA, IOWA Expert WATCH REPAIR New Watches, Bands Jewelry, Rings for Sale All Repair Work Fully Guaranteed Wiltgen Jewelry (Over Iowa State Bank) FEED SARGENT FEED " A • ™" Duy . ww< WIH Sargent & Co, G ™»» s*«d ALGONA, IOWA

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