The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 13, 1966 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 13, 1966
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Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moin0t Tuesday, Sept. 13, 1966 THIS YEAR, 1966, DIRECTORY SERVICE, INC. of Algona will supply 350 counties in 13 mid- western states with Farm Directories. In addition several plat books have been or will be' issued, and the sales volume of the Zip Code books from Directory Service is growing daily. ESTABLISHED IN 1946, our Algona-based firm has grown consistently, and in November of 1963 we moved into the new building shown above, on U.S. 18 at the north edge of Algona. DIRECTORY SERVICE, INC. employs 43 people at its Algona plant, and has 35 outside salesmen, many of them residents of Algona. AUTOMATED EQUIPMENT for compiling directory listings gives our firm a modern, streamlined production. ALGONA AND KOSSUTH County is our home. We're happy to be here, to enjoy the pleasant living and excellent working conditions available to management and employee alike, Come out and see us sometime I DIRECTORY SERVICE COMPANY ALGONA, IOWA Serving Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota Located on Diagonal Street in Algona is one of the very few plants of its kind in this section of the midwest - COOK'S WELDERS SUPPLY, INC. The firm, which was established in 1948, handles the production and distribution of acetylene gas, oxygen and nitrogen, and also sales of welding equipment and heavy machinery for similar use in the industrial field. Northern Iowa and South Minnesota are the areas covered by the firm's trucks and salesmen. There are 10 employees. In 1959 the firm moved to its present, expanded location, from which point it serves garages, hospitals, manufacturing plants and farmers with supplies they may need. Dick Cook of Algona founded the firm, and is its head today. It is an Algona idea, developed by Algona personnel, and while not the largest industry in Algona is one of the most specialized. WE INVITE YOU TO STOP IN AND SEE OUR PLANT Cook's Welders Supply 600 Diagonal Street Algona, Iowa

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